International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences / 2010 / Article / Tab 9

Research Article

Application of a Theorem in Stochastic Models of Elections

Table 9

(a) Election in Great Britain (1979).

Party Vote share % Seats Seat share %

Conservative Party 43.9 339 53.4
Labor Party 36.9 269 42.4
Liberal Party 13.8 1 1.7
Scottish National Party 1.6 2 0.6
Plaid Cymru 0.4 2 0.6
Total 96.6 623 98.7

(b) Election in Northern Ireland.

Party Vote share % Seats Seat share %

Alliance 0.3 0
Ulster Unionists 0.8 5 0.7
United/Indep Unionists 0.1 2 0.3
Social Dem and Labor 0.4 1 0.15
Independent Republican 0.1 1 0.15
Total 1.7 9 1.3

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