This article discusses regionalism and the efforts of electoral analysts to understand the regional concentration of partisan advantage. It considers some contending explanations for electoral regionalism and studies the presence of regional differences in electoral performance by the parties. The article also looks at how these regional strengths and weaknesses have varied over time.
Keywords: regionalism; electoral analysts; regional concentration; partisan advantage; regional differences; electoral performance; strengths and weaknesses
Article. 9859 words.
Subjects: Politics ; Comparative Politics ; Regional Political Studies
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