Psepholograph

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A psepholograph (from the words psephology and graph) is a graphical representation of political opinion poll results showing electorate-by-electorate results, rather than reporting polls in percentages of the survey total. The psepholograph more accurately shows the results of non-uniform swings, and translates the results into an electoral effect on a multi-party system allowing for several simultaneous trends. The psepholograph was developed in Australia in 1992 by Matt Balogh,[1][2][3][4] and succeeds the Electoral Pendulum,[5][6] developed by Malcolm Mackerras.[7] It allows political analysts to graphically communicate the complexity of election results to the media and public.

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  1. ^ http://adt.caul.edu.au/homesearch/find/?recordid=43706&format=main[dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.mcnairingenuity.com/AboutUs/OurPeople/tabid/72/Default.aspx[dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 13, 2009. Retrieved January 3, 2010. 
  4. ^ http://en.scientificcommons.org/36131271[dead link]
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 22, 2009. Retrieved January 3, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 22, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2010. 
  7. ^ http://ftp.adfa.edu.au/hass/staff/mackerras.html