This book deals with the problems that arise in the analysis of electoral history -- the sources for which are fragmentary, or biased, or plagued with discrepancies. The contributors discuss ways of uncovering new, previously untapped data, ...
detecting vote fraud by using computer-readable sources, and using new statistical techniques for working with quantitative data. Outside of its specialist subject, it is a much needed overview for the historian.
'...an informative introduction to the use of electoral statistics...' -- Canadian Journal of History, Vol 18 No 3, December 1983