The impact of constituency spending on the result of the 1987 British general election

R. J. Johnston*, C. J. Pattie, L. C. Johnston

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Abstract

Most analysts of British general elections believe that the constituency campaigns have very little impact on the outcome. Using campaign expenditure as a surrogate for constituency campaign activity, analyses of the 1987 general election indicate that it was significantly related to the outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-155
Number of pages13
JournalElectoral Studies
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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