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Elections in Britain : a voter's guide.

Author: R L Leonard; Roger Mortimore
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed.View all editions and formats
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Big changes in the British electoral system have been introduced since the 1997 general election, and others may be on the way. They are described and discussed by Dick Leonard, a political  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R L Leonard; Roger Mortimore
ISBN: 0333917995 9780333917992 0333918010 9780333918012
OCLC Number: 264850502
Notes: Previous edition: published as Elections in Britain today / by Dick Leonard. Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996.
Description: ix, 273 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / David Butler --
1. Introduction --
2. When Elections are Held --
3. The Voters --
4. Constituencies and the Electoral System --
5. Political Parties: National --
6. Political Parties: Local --
7. Candidates --
8. The Campaign in the Constituencies --
9. The National Campaign --
10. Polling Day --
11. By-Elections, Local Elections, Euro-Elections and Referendums --
12. Opinion Polls --
13. How People Vote --
14. How Much Does it Cost --
and Who Pays For it? --
15. An Evolving System --
App. 1. British General Election Results, 1945-1997 --
App. 2. Other British Election and Referendum Results --
App. 3. Proxy and Postal Voters --
App. 4. Election Timetable --
App. 5. Corrupt and Illegal Practices --
App. 6. Occupations of Candidates and MPs, 1997 --
App. 7. Opinion Poll Surveys during the 1997 Election Campaign --
App. 8. Other Electoral Systems --
App. 9. The Single Transferable Vote --
App. 10. Miscellaneous Statistics, 1997 General Election.

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