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General election 2019: a postcode lottery

Simpson, Ian (2020) General election 2019: a postcode lottery. Democratic Audit Blog (13 Mar 2020). Blog Entry.

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The 2019 general election produced a strong Conservative majority in the House of Commons, with the first-past-the-post electoral system delivering the party 56% of parliamentary seats on the basis of 43.6% of all votes. Beyond this national figure, Ian Simpson explains, the nations and regions of the UK returned some even more disproportional results, meaning millions of voters across the UK are left unrepresented in Parliament.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2020 16:45
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2021 23:20

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