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Electoral Reform at Work Local Politics and National Parties 1832-1841

Philip Salmon took on an ambitious project when he began his study of parliamentary reform and the electoral system. He looked at how the Reform Act of 1832 affected ‘the business of obtaining the vote’ (p. 1) and the organisation of those electors into political parties with heightened partisanship at both the national and localContinue reading “Electoral Reform at Work Local Politics and National Parties 1832-1841”