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Psephological prediction: A gale is going to blow across the US

Wednesday, 6 June, 2012

When voting, those champions of democracy, the ancient Greeks, used pebbles as ballots. The Greek word for pebble is psephos and from it the British historian R. B. McCallum coined the term psephology to describe the scientific analysis of past elections. American students of psephology will remember that in May 1994, Ron Lewis won a […]

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