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Friends and neighbours voting revisited: The geography of support for candidates to lead the UK's Labour party

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Friends and neighbours voting revisited : The geography of support for candidates to lead the UK's Labour party. / Johnston, Ron ; Wickham-Jones, Mark; Pattie, Charles; Cutts, David; Pemberton, Hugh.

In: Political Geography, Vol. 55, 11.2016, p. 1-9.

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Johnston, Ron ; Wickham-Jones, Mark; Pattie, Charles; Cutts, David; Pemberton, Hugh / Friends and neighbours voting revisited : The geography of support for candidates to lead the UK's Labour party.

In: Political Geography, Vol. 55, 11.2016, p. 1-9.

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