Areal interpolation and the UK’s referendum on EU membership

Hanretty, Chris (2017) Areal interpolation and the UK’s referendum on EU membership. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 27 (4). pp. 466-483. ISSN 1745-7289

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I show how results from the United Kingdom’s referendum on membership of the European Union can be remapped from local authority level to parliamentary constituency level through the use of a scaled Poisson regression model which incorporates demographic information from lower level geographies. I use these estimates to show how the geographic distribution of signatures to a petition for a second referendum was strongly associated with how constituencies voted in the actual referendum.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 21:32
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 02:08
DOI: 10.1080/17457289.2017.1287081


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