‘People Who Talk Together Vote Together’: An Exploration of Contextual Effects in Great Britain

@article{Pattie2000PeopleWT,
  title={‘People Who Talk Together Vote Together’: An Exploration of Contextual Effects in Great Britain},
  author={C. Pattie and R. Johnston},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  year={2000},
  volume={90},
  pages={41 - 66}
}
Many students of British voting patterns have tested for the existence of contextual effects, which postulate that voters are influenced by events and people in their local milieux. One of those contextual effects is the neighborhood effect, whereby individuals are influenced by the nature of the politically relevant information circulating within their social networks, many of which are spatially constrained to their local area. Although ecological analyses have identified patterns consistent… Expand
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