Monthly Archives: March 2014

It’s the BESt thing

There is a special category of things which merit a Wikipedia entry they don’t have. It’s impossible, or at least very difficult, to list members of this category. The very act of listing gives people a strong impetus to include

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South Shields is an island

In an earlier post, we talked about how we can use geographic information about constituencies to improve our estimates of public opinion in those constituencies. That is, we’re trading on the idea that constituencies that are close together are going

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All the single ladies, all the single ladies

When we discussed Mr. P before, we talked, rather blithely, about being able to build up a tally of the number of voters of particular types residing in each constituency. Those types depend on the particular model that we use,

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