(noun) The study of elections.
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- Term coined by Ronald Buchanan McCallum (1898-1973).
- A (noun) psephologist studies (adjective) psephological data.
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How to Cite the Definition of Psephology
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “psephology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 14, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/psephology/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
psephology. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/psephology/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “psephology.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 14, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/psephology/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“psephology.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 14 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/psephology/>.