A Test of the Importance of Tactical Voting: Great Britain, 1987

@article{Galbraith1989ATO,
  title={A Test of the Importance of Tactical Voting: Great Britain, 1987},
  author={John W. Galbraith and Nicol C. Rae},
  journal={British Journal of Political Science},
  year={1989},
  volume={19},
  pages={126 - 136}
}
The issue of ‘tactical voting’ aroused a great deal of interest during the 1987 United Kingdom general election campaign. This Note considers the nature and importance of tactical voting in Britain and makes an attempt to detect its presence empirically using electoral data. 

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