Journal Articles pre-2000

Below are some journal articles published before 2000.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1999). An audit of local democracy in Britain: The evidence from local elections. Parliamentary Affairs, 52(1), 58-76. doi: 10.1093/pa/52.1.58

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1999). Local votes, national forecasts – using local government by- elections in Britain to estimate party support. International Journal of Forecasting, 15(2), 153-162. doi:

Rallings, C., Thrasher, M., & Gunter, C. (1998). Patterns of Voting Choice in Multimembers Districts: the Case of English Local Elections. Electoral Studies, 17(1), pp 111-128.

Laver, M., Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1998). Policy payoffs in local government. British Journal of Political Science, 28, 333-353.

Gunter, C., Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1998). Calculating the total vote where the district magnitude is greater than one: A test of some algorithms using British local election data. Journal of Applied Statistics, 25(5), 699-706. doi: 10.1080/02664769822918

Dorling, D., Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1998). The epidemiology of the Liberal Democrat vote. Political Geography, 17(1), 45-70. doi:

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1997). The Local Elections. Parliamentary Affairs, 50(4), 681-692.

Hoffmann-Martinot, V., Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1996). Comparing local electoral turnout in Great Britain and France: More similarities than differences? European Journal of Political Research, 30(2), pp 241-257.

Rallings, C., Temple, M., & Thrasher, M. (1995). Coalitions in Britain – Administrative Formation in Hung Councils. Policy and Politics, 23(3), 223-232. doi:

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1994). Retrospective: The 1993 County Council Elections. Representation, 32(118), pp 46-48.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1994). The Parliamentary Boundary Commissions – Rules, Interpretations and Politics. Parliamentary Affairs, 47(3), 387-404.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1993). Opinion Polling and the aftermath of the 1992 General Election. Contemporary Record: The Journal of Contemporary British History, 7(1), 187-197.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1993). Exploring Uniformity and Variability in Local Electoral Outcomes – Some Evidence from English Local Elections 1985-1991. Electoral Studies, 12(4), 366-384.

Rallings, C., Thrasher, M., & Moon, N. (1992). British Public Opinion during the Gulf War. Contemporary Record, 6(2), 376-388.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1992). The Impact of Local Government Electoral Systems: Some thoughts for the local government commission. Local Government Studies, 18(2), 1-8. doi: 10.1080/03003939208433620

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1991). The Impact of the Community Charge on Electoral Behaviour – the 1990 Local Elections in England and Wales. Parliamentary Affairs, 44(2), 172-184.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1990). Turnout in English Local Elections – an Aggregate Analysis with Electoral and Contextual Data. Electoral Studies, 9(2), 79-90.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1988). Local Elections in Britain – Comparing Myth with Reality. Parliamentary Afairs, 41(2), 182-194.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1988). Party Competition and Electoral Volatility – the Case of Local by-Elections, 1983-1987. Local Government Studies, 14(6), 67-76.

Laver, M., Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1987). Coalition Theory and Local Government: Coalition Payoffs in Britain. British Journal of Political Science, 17(4), 501-509.

Rallings, C., & Thrasher, M. (1986). Assessing the Electoral Performance of the Alliance Liberals and the SDP in Local Government Elections, 1983 to 1985. Local Government Studies, 12(2), 31-36.