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Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher, 'British electoral facts: 1832-2006', (Parliamentary Research Services, Ashgate, 2007)

Malcolm Chase, 'Chartism: a new history', (Manchester University Press, 2006)

Dorothy Thompson, 'The Chartists', (Temple Smith, 1987)

Professor Robert Blackburn, 'The electoral system in Britain', (Macmillan,1995)

Stephen Roberts (ed), 'The People's Charter. Democratic Agitation in Early Victorian Britain', ( Merlin Press, 2003)

'The shape of elections to come', (Electoral Commission, 2003)

Owen Ashton, Robert Fyson and Stephen Roberts (ed), 'The Chartist Legacy', (Merlin Press, 2003)

Research papers

Edmund Tetteh, 'Election statistics 1918-2007', (House of Commons Research Paper, RP 08/12)

Other House of Commons Library research papers on elections

Standard Notes

Kevin Williams and Isobel White, 'Reduction in voting age', (House of Commons Library Standard Note, SN/PC/01747)

Isobel White, 'Weekend voting', (House of Commons Library Standard Note, SN/PC/04469)

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