Handbooks & Reports

You can download various election publications here: Election Results

The Centre has established an extensive collection of data. Some of this information is publicly available while more recent election results may be obtained by purchasing the annual Local Elections Handbook.

 Details on local election candidate surveys here: Surveys

These survey data provide insights about who challenges for local elected office, their motivation for standing and their campaigning experience. Following each survey a short summary report sets out the main findings.

  • Candidate Survey Reports
  • Candidate Survey Questionnaires

You can download recent conference papers and talks here: Papers and talks

Many of the academic papers we publish begin life as conference papers. These tends to be freely available while journals are often restricted to subscribers. We also give various talks and the odd YouTube video which can be found here.