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Durham is the pits (for local disproportionality)

Hanretty, Chris (2013) Durham is the pits (for local disproportionality). Democratic Audit Blog (05 Oct 2013). Website.

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Disproportionality is the degree of mismatch between parties’ shares of votes and their shares of seats, with measures of disproportionality usually calculated for national elections. The share of votes is simply the share of all votes cast nationwide, and the share of seats is simply the share of all seats contested. Dr. Chris Hanretty of the University of East Anglia uses this model to show us that Durham is the worst place in the country to live – if only in this particular respect.

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Additional Information: © 2013 Democratic Audit UK
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 10:14
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2021 23:18

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