Towards a Landslide

  • Philip Cowley
  • Dennis Kavanagh


Even by the standards of a normal election campaign, which are not for the lazy, the first few weeks of the 2017 campaign were especially hectic. All those involved speak of the frantic pace at the start of the campaign. The preparatory work that parties would normally undertake before an election over at least a year—drafting manifestoes, planning campaign events, allocating funding and selecting candidates—all had to be shoehorned into a fortnight or so.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Cowley
    • 1
  • Dennis Kavanagh
    • 2
  1. 1.Queen Mary University of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.University of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK

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