Parliamentary candidates and their campaign messages
As the next general election approaches, Caitlin Milazzo, Siim Trumm, and Alan Duggan reflect on the campaign messages that voters …
Party matters more than gender in explaining how candidates campaign
Isobel Parkes and Siim Trumm compare the leaflets distributed by candidates in the run up to the 2019 General Election using data …
What have Holyrood and Senedd campaigns looked like?
Caitlin Milazzo and Siim Trumm discuss previous Holyrood and Senedd election leaflets using data from the OpenElections project.
Election leaflets suggest campaigns have become less personalised
In their latest blog, Caitlin Milazzo and Siim Trumm discuss how candidates’ attributes feature in general election leaflets using data …
Brexit flashback: Mapping its rise from electoral fringes to centre stage
Check out our new blog for UK in a Changing Europe on the coverage of Europe/Brexit in general election leaflets …
OpenElections: introducing the largest collection of British election communications in existence
Read a summary of our new paper on LSE’s British Politics blog, which introduces our new dataset covering more than …
Crowdsourcing Campaigns: A New Dataset for Studying British Parties’ Electoral Communications
Check out our new paper, recently published in Political Studies Review, which introduces our new dataset covering more than 8,600 …
Conceived in Harlesden
Read a summary of our new paper, ‘Conceived in Harlesden’: When do candidates emphasise their local connections in UK general …
Conceived in Harlesden: Candidate-centred campaigning in British general elections
A new paper on the use of candidate-centric messaging in British election leaflets has been published in Parliamentary Affairs.