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psephology

psephology The study of elections, voting patterns, and electoral behaviour, and the forecasting of election results. This became a specialist field of political sociology with the spread of regular opinion polls on voting intentions, major post-election interview surveys, access to population census statistics for small areas, and sophisticated data analysis and modelling packages.

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psephology

psephology study of public elections. XX. f. Gr. psêphos pebble, vote + -LOGY.

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