Last fall, we looked at cost per vote for provincial general elections. At the time, Election NL hadn’t released the 2011 general election figures but with those numbers now available, it’s time to update the earlier comparison.
Two things to note:
first, these comparisons are only for election period spending by each of the three . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: General Election Cost Per Vote – Updated #nlpoli
Last winter we took a look at the idea of cost per vote. Basically, you compare the amount of money a campaign spent with the number of votes it got. It’s a way of measuring the efficiency of a political campaign. The lower the number, t… . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Cost Per Vote: General Election Years #nlpoli
Two of the three political parties in this province are spending more, on average, and getting less, on average in by-elections.
That’s one of the things you can see in an assessment of a decades worth of by-elections from 2001 to 2011.
Last we, SRBP gave you a teaser of a look at the idea . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Campaign Spending and Efficiency #nlpoli