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Seats, votes, and the spatial organisation of elections

Graham Gudgin

Seats, votes, and the spatial organisation of elections

by Graham Gudgin

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Published by Pion in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Representative government and representation.,
  • Voting.,
  • Election districts.,
  • Elections.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] G. Gudgin, P. J. Taylor.
    ContributionsTaylor, Peter J. 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1051 .G8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[15], 240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4222095M
    ISBN 100850860733
    LC Control Number80501951

    Seats, Votes, and the Spatial Organisation of Elections. With a new introduction by R.J. Johnston. With a new introduction by R.J. Johnston. ECPR Press (original publication: Pion, ).Author: Moon Duchin, Taissa Gladkova, Eugene Henninger-Voss, Ben Klingensmith, Heather Newman, Hannah Wheele. Thatcher's first four years as Prime Minister had not been an easy time. Unemployment increased during the first three years of her premiership and the economy went through a r, the British victory in the Falklands War led to a recovery of her personal popularity; the economy had also returned to growth. By the time Thatcher called the election Turnout: %, %.

    The party was the most successful in twentieth-century British politics: while it won only two of the 13 elections between and outright, it won eight of . Graham Gudgin has written: 'New manufacturing firms in regional employment growth' 'Electoral bias and the distribution of party voters' 'Seats, votes, and the spatial organisation of elections.

    Originally published in , Democracy and Elections analyses the main electoral systems of modern democracies, and places them in their institutional and historical context. A distinguished group of contributors provide interpretations of the electoral systems of the EEC countries and Japan, and assess the ways in which different electoral systems affect the political practice of . The uneven results thrown up by the system can be illustrated by looking at how many votes were cast for the number of seats gained overall. The Green Party was able to work with the way FPTP rewards geographical concentrations of votes in order to hold Brighton Pavilion, but it still received only one seat for the million votes cast for.


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Seats, votes, and the spatial organisation of elections by Graham Gudgin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organisation of Elections provides a convincing, rigorous analysis of this disproportionality which has not been improved on since its publication over 30 years ago. Its formal analysis, illustrated by empirical examples from a range of countries, stresses the importance of three geographies as key influences on how Cited by: Seats, Votes, and the Spatial Organisation of Elections By Peter Taylor and Graham Gudgin Its re-publication makes this classic piece of spatial (political) science available to contemporary audiences, for whom it is as relevant as when the book first and the spatial organisation of elections book in In many elections - especially those using single-member and the spatial organisation of elections book systems - the allocation of seats is incommensurate with each party's share of the votes cast.

Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organisation of Elections provides a convincing, rigorous analysis of this disproportionality which has not been improved on since its publication over. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gudgin, Graham. Seats, votes, and the spatial organisation of elections.

London: Pion, (OCoLC) Take the number of seats in a representative assembly and the number of seats in districts through which this assembly is elected. From just these two numbers, the authors of Votes from Seats show that it is possible to deduce the number of parties in the assembly and in the electorate, as well as the size of the largest by: 9.

In many elections - especially those using single-member constituency systems - the allocation of seats is incommensurate with each party's share of the votes cast. Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organisation of Elections provides a convincing, rigorous analysis of this disproportionality which has not been improved on since its publication over 30 years ago.

Its formal analysis. tions to this, notably Graham Gudgin and Peter Taylor’s () seminal book on Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organisation of Elections, but very little subsequent work has built on their foundation.

This lecture uses a case study of the UK’s elec-toral system over the period – to take that work forward and show not. The reasons why parties rarely get a share of the seats commensurate with their share of the votes are geographical, as Graham Gudgin and Peter J. Taylor set out in their classic, Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organisation of Elections: how a party’s votes are translated into seats is a function of how concentrated they are in particular.

A new random solution is, therefore, likely to be similar to a previous solution in the way that it reflects the spatial division of voters. See Gudgin, and Taylor, Spatial Organisation of Elections, pp.

– We have also examined all the Commissioners' current proposals to abolish an existing seat or to create a new by: select article Seats, votes and the spatial organisation of elections: G.

Gudgin and P.J. Taylor, Pion, London,pp., £ The United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday, 6 Mayw, registered voters entitled to vote to elect members to the House of election took place in constituencies across the United Kingdom under the first-past-the-post system. None of the parties achieved the seats needed for an overall majority.

The Conservative Party, Turnout: % (%). Share of votes in UK elections in Northern Ireland Number of general election candidates in the United Kingdom (UK)by party Share of. Some implications of the spatial organization of elections PETER Lecturer in Geography, University of Newcastle upon Tyne Revised MS received 2 January ABSTRACT.

In any election the number of seats a party wins results from the translation of votes into seats by the electoral law. Book review Full text access Seats, votes and the spatial organisation of elections: Graham Gudgin and Peter J.

Taylor, (London: Pion Ltd., distr. The next United Kingdom general election is scheduled to be held on Thursday 2 Mayin line with the Fixed-term Parliaments will elect the 59th Parliament of the United Kingdom since the co-option of the Parliaments of Great Britain and will be the first general election to be held since the UK withdrew from the European Union and the first election since.

Available from Cambridge University Press. (Also available in Kindle format for only $!) Take the number of seats in a representative assembly and the number of seats in districts through which this assembly is elected. From just these two numbers, the authors of Votes from Seats show that it is possible to deduce the number.

Gerrymandering Partially-contested elections Pólya’s urn model Dirichlet distribution Seats-votes relationship Supported by the Polish National Science Center (NCN) under grant no. /13/B/HS5/, Scale of gerrymandering in Author: Dariusz Stolicki, Wojciech Słomczyński, Jarosław Flis. The disproportionality between votes and seats can also be calculated in terms of votes-per-seat-won: in the Conservatives got one seat for ev votes, while for Labour the figure was one seat for ev votes.

It took many more votes to elect a Lib Dem (,) and Green (,), but far fewer to elect an SNP MP (27,). Seats, Votes, and the Spatial Organisation of Elections (ECPR Classics Series) Sep 1, by Peter Taylor, Graham Gudgin. I soon established an amazingly fruitful partnership with Peter Taylor, whose sophisticated work with Graham Gudgin in their book Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organisation of Elections has yet to receive the praise it deserves.

Pete and I met often to discuss joint research, and collaborated on a book, Geography of Elections. Author of The Economic outlook and medium term forecastsThe determinants of small firm growth, Industrial location processes and regional employment growth, Seats, Votes, and the Spatial Organization of Elections, The Northern Ireland economy, The medium term outlook for Northern Ireland, The Northern Ireland labour market, Electoral bias .With more than 15 per cent of the votes to be counted in many of the undecided seats, it is too early to say which way they will fall.

But we can imagine a .National and provincial elections. Results; Seat assignment; IXSA campaign; Election results; Municipal elections. Municipal Elections. Atlas of Results; Municipal Elections Report; About the Municipal Elections; Municipal Elections Handbook; Election results; How seats are calculated; Municipal by-elections.

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