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Merseyside Local Election Results Project (1945-2020)
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Version0.24
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Last updated04/06/2021
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DOI
10.5281/zenodo.5596726
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AuthorDavid Jeffery
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David Jeffery
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@DrDavidJeffery
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www.david-jeffery.com
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If you find this database useful, please cite:
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Jeffery, David. (2021). Merseyside Local Election Results Project (1945-2020) (0.24) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5596726
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Codebook:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vfFJV_TurvmbPNtjZj9Kkl07xvgEgFTmPzZIbg0rvA8/edit?usp=sharing
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To Do
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Reevaluate upper_tier and lower_tier done properly with county councils (upper_tier_then, upper_tier_now?) to see which are still in Merseyside and which are not
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Version information
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0.2404/06/2021
Added electorates for Ashton-in-Makerfield, Billinge and Winstanley, Haydock, Newton-le-Willows, West Lancashire, Formby, Rainford, Huyton, Kirkby, Prescot, and Whiston (some) for odd years.
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0.2303/06/2021
Added various entries for West Lancashire RDC
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0.2227/05/2021
Added Knowsley and Sefton (1973 - 2019) and St Helens and Wirral (2004 - 2019)
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0.2101/05/2021
Added Merseyside County Council
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0.2004/03/2021
Addied in blank wards for years of missing data.
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0.1901/03/2021
Fixed some errors in Crosby's ward_id
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0.1805/02/2021
Added electorates for some Liverpool Wards, fixed error in vacacies in Liverpool
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0.1719/01/2021
Added Liverpool 2004 - 2019
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0.1609/01/2021
New entries for Haydock
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0.1521/12/2020
Added Rainford, updated West Lancashire RDC
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0.1430/11/2020
Fixed errors in Prescot
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0.1301/11/2020
Added four years of Newton-Le-Willows data
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0.1231/10/2020
Completed progress page (not covered in future updates) and added Wirral 1945-1972
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0.1125/10/2020
Added column for election_date, and data for Formby and Litherland
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0.1018/10/2020
Datasets uploaded
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