Christopher Prosser

University of London - Royal Holloway

Egham Hill

Egham, TW20 0EX

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Tremors But No Youthquake: Measuring Changes in the Age and Turnout Gradients at the 2015 and 2017 British General Elections

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2021
University of London - Royal Holloway, University of Manchester, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and Nuffield College, University of Oxford
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Turnout, Survey weighting, Ecological Fallacy, British politics

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Missing Non-Voters and Misweighted Samples: Explaining the 2015 Great British Polling Miss

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2018
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
Downloads 1,306 (22,318)
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polling miss; british election 2015; differential turnout; shy tories; late swing; don't know; representative samples; survey weighting; online polling; question ordering; survey methodology; political polling; public opinion

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Aggregate Turnout Is Mismeasured

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, University of Manchester, Nuffield College, University of Oxford and University of London - Royal Holloway
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turnout, vep, vap, idea, aggregate, comparative politics, error, measurement, bias

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Volatility, Realignment and Electoral Shocks: Brexit and the UK General Election of 2019

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Jan 2021
University of Manchester, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
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realignment, Brexit, volatility, 2019 General Election, electoral shocks

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Brexit or Corbyn? Campaign and Inter-Election Vote Switching in the 2017 UK General Election

Jonathan Mellon, Geoffrey Evans, Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Christopher Prosser; Brexit or Corbyn? Campaign and Inter-Election Vote Switching in the 2017 UK General Election, Parliamentary Affairs, DOI: org/10.1093/pa/gsy001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 28 May 2018
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, University of Manchester, Nuffield College, University of Oxford and University of London - Royal Holloway
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2017 British election, british election study, vote switching, UKIP, Brexit

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Twitter and Facebook are Not Representative of the General Population: Political Attitudes and Demographics of Social Media Users

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
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Mainstream Protest Voting: Did Voters Choose Brexit and Corbyn because they expected them to lose?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2018
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
Downloads 405 (104,551)
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expressive voting, British politics, expectations, EU referendum, Brexit, British Election Study

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When Attitudes and Behaviour Collide: How the Scottish Independence Referendum Cost Labour

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Apr 2016
Edward A. Fieldhouse and Christopher Prosser
University of Manchester and University of London - Royal Holloway
Downloads 336 (128,875)
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referendum, realignment, social identity, Scottish National Party, Labour Party, British politics, Scottish politics

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Which Promises Actually Matter? Election Pledge Centrality and Promissory Representation

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2019
Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Jordan Urban and Adam Feldman
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering, University of London - Royal Holloway, University of Cambridge and University of Warwick
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promise keeping, promissory representation, UK politics, manifestos, pledge fulfillment, brexit, EU

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Authoritarianism, Social Structure and Economic Policy Preferences

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2018
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
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authoritarianism, left right, dimensions, public opinions, british elections, elite, mass, libertarianism

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How Do Coronavirus Attitudes Fit into Britain's Ideological Landscape?

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Nov 2020
Jonathan Mellon, Jack Bailey and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering, University of Manchester and University of London - Royal Holloway
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COVID-19, british election study, voter behaviour, liberal-authoritarianism, left-right, economic values, lockdown, party competition

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Spurious Time Trends Explain the Relationship between Survey Nonresponse and Mass Polarization: A Comment on Cavari and Freedman (2018)

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
Downloads 162 (258,087)

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Polarization, non-response bias, spurious correlation, time trend

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Correcting Polling Error in Over-Engaged Samples Using Representative Turnout Weighting

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jan 2016
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
Downloads 158 (263,481)
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polling miss; british election 2015; representative samples; survey weighting; online polling; survey methodology; political polling; public opinion

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Ridge Regression Can Produce Misleading Inferences in the Presence of Strong Confounders: The Case of Mass Polarization

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Sep 2022
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
Downloads 87 (402,336)

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polarization, non-response bias, spurious correlation, time trend, ridge regression

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The Twilight of the Polls? A Review of Trends in Polling Accuracy and the Causes of Polling Misses

Prosser, C., & Mellon, J. (2018). The Twilight of the Polls? A Review of Trends in Polling Accuracy and the Causes of Polling Misses. Government and Opposition, 1-34. DOI:10.1017/gov.2018.7
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Jun 2018
Christopher Prosser and Jonathan Mellon
University of London - Royal Holloway and West Point - Department of Systems Engineering
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polling, survey error, non-probability samples, late swing, shy voters, turnout filtering, representative samples, survey weighting

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Constructing Continuous Household Income Measurement on the British Election Study Internet Panel

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 May 2018
Jonathan Mellon and Christopher Prosser
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering and University of London - Royal Holloway
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UK Aggregate Turnout is Mismeasured

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
West Point - Department of Systems Engineering, University of Manchester, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, University of Manchester, Nuffield College, University of Oxford and University of London - Royal Holloway
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turnout, vep, vap, idea, aggregate, comparative politics, error, measurement, bias

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 58
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Who Lacks Voter Identification? The Electoral Implications of The UK Elections Bill 2021

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Nov 2021
University of Manchester, University of London - Royal Holloway, University of Manchester and West Point - Department of Systems Engineering
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photo identification, turnout, voting laws, electoral administration, electoral rules