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Professor David Denver

Professor David Denver

Emeritus

County South
Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster
United Kingdom
LA1 4YL


Tel: +44 1524 594267

Professor David Denver specialises in studying elections and also has a research interest in Scottish politics. He is the author of a widely used text on electoral behaviour (Elections and Voters in Britain) and of numerous other pieces on the subject. Among other positions held, he is the Chair of the editorial board of the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties and Chair of the publications subcommittee of the Political Studies Association.

2012

The Popularity of British Prime Ministers

Denver, D. & Garnett, M. 02/2012 In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 14, 1, p. 57-73 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Scottish Council Elections 2012: Results and Statistics

Steven, M., Denver, D. & Bochel, H. 2012 Plymouth: University of Plymouth.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

Mixed messages (for some) parties - the Scottish council elections of 2012

Steven, M., Denver, D. & Bochel, H. 2012 In: Scottish Affairs. 80, Summer

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2006

Elections and Voters in Britain (2nd edition).

Denver, D. T. 2006 Palgrave. 226 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

Unsung heroes: constituency election agent in British general elections.

Fisher, J., Denver, D. T. & Hands, H. T. G. 11/2006 In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 8, 4, p. 569-586 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The relative electoral impact of central party co-ordination and size of party membership at constituency level.

Fisher, J., Denver, D. T. & Hands, H. T. G. 12/2006 In: Electoral Studies. 25, 4, p. 664-76 589 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Party membership and campaign activity in Britain: the impact of electoral performance.

Fisher, J., Denver, D. T. & Hands, H. T. G. 07/2006 In: Party Politics. 12, 4, p. 505-519 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

A matter of duty?: turnout patterns in the 2005 general election.

Denver, D. T. 2006 In: Sociology Review. 15, 4, p. 2-4 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2005

'Valence politics': how Britain votes now.

Denver, D. T. 2005 In: British Journal of Politics and International Relations. 7, 2, p. 292-299 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Trends in local elections in Britain.

Denver, D. T., Rallings, C. & Thrasher, M. 08/2005 In: Local Government Studies. 31, 4, p. 393-413 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The North East referendum 2004: campaigning: report for the Electoral Commission.

Denver, D. T. 11/2005 Electoral Commission

Research output: Other contribution

The results: how Britain voted

Denver, D. T. 2005 Britain decides: the UK general election 2005. Geddes, A. & Tonge, J. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 6-21 16 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Four-party competition in Scotland.

Denver, D. T. 2005 In: Politics Review. 15, 2, p. 19-21 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The 2005 general election in Scotland.

Denver, D. T. 2005 In: Scottish Affairs. 53, Autumn, p. 104-118 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2004

Media Guide to the New Scottish Constituencies.

Denver, D. 2004 LGC Elections Centre.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

Exploring Variations in Turnout: Constituencies and Wards in the Scottish Parliament Elections of 1999 and 2003.

Denver, D. & Hands, G. 11/2004 In: The British Journal of Politics & International Relations. 6, 4, p. 527-542 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Labour's targeted constituency campaigning: nationally directed or locally produced?

Hands, H. T. G. & Denver, D. 1/12/2004 In: Electoral Studies. 23, 4, p. 709-726 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The electoral impact of constituency campaigning in Britain, 1992-2003.

Denver, D. T., Hands, G. & MacAllister, I. 1/06/2004 In: Political Studies. 52, 2, p. 289-306 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2003

Central debates in British politics.

Fisher, J. (ed.), Denver, D. T. (ed.) & Benyon, J. (ed.) 2003 New York: Longman. 442 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

Constituency campaigning in Britain 1992-2001: Centralization and Modernization.

Hands, H. T. G. & Denver, D. 1/09/2003 In: Party Politics. 9, 5, p. 541-559 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Constituency Marginality and Turnout in Britain Revisited.

Denver, D. T., Hands, G. T. & MacAllister, I. 25/09/2003 In: British Elections and Parties Review. 13, 1, p. 174-194 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Constituency campaigning in Wales at the 2001 general election.

Denver, D. & MacAllister, I. 01/2003 In: Contemporary Wales. 15, 1, p. 78-88 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Constituency campaigning in Scotland at the 2001 general election.

Denver, D. & MacAllister, I. 2003 In: Scottish Affairs. 42, p. 127-143 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Whatever happened to the electoral reform?

Denver, D. T. 09/2003 In: Politics Review. 13, 1, p. 8-10 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

A wake up call to the parties?: The results of the Scottish Parliament elections.

Denver, D. T. 2003 In: Scottish Affairs. 44, p. 31-53 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The 2003 Scottish Parliament elections: messages for unpopular parties.

Denver, D. T. 11/2003 In: Politics Review. 13, 2, p. 28-30 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2002

Post-Fordism in the Constituencies? The Continuing Development of Constituency Campaigning in Britain.

Hands, H. T. G. & Denver, D. 2002 Do Political Campaigns matter. Routledge, 108 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Constituency Campaigning in 2001: The Effectiveness of Targeting.

Hands, H. T. G., Denver, D., MacAllister, I. & Fisher, J. 2002 Political Communications: The General Election Campaign of 2001. Frank Cass, 159 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Voting in the 1997 Scottish and Welsh devolution referendums: Information, interests and opinions.

Denver, D. T. 10/2002 In: European Journal of Political Research. 41, 6, p. 827-843 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Making the choice: explaining how people vote.

Denver, D. T. 09/2002 In: Politics Review. p. 2-5 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The impact of constituency campaigning in the 2001 general election.

Denver, D., Hands, G., Fisher, J. & MacAllister, I. 2002 In: British Elections and Parties Review. 12, 1, p. 80-94 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Who voted in 2001.

Denver, D. T. 2002 In: Sociology Review. 12, 2, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The results - how Britain voted (or didn't)

Denver, D. T. 2002 Labour's second landslide. Geddes, A. & Tonge, J. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press, p. 9-25 17 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Referendums.

Denver, D. T. 2002 Central debates in British politics. Fisher, J., Denver, D. & Benyon, J. (eds.). Harlow: Longman, p. 83-96 14 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Political change in Britain.

Denver, D. T. 2002 Oxford companion to 20th-century British politics. Ramsden, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 515

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Political advertising.

Denver, D. T. 2002 Oxford companion to 20th-century British politics. Ramsden, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 7

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

The liberal democrats in "constructive opposition".

Denver, D. T. 2002 Britain at the polls, 2001. King, A. & Bartle, J. (eds.). New York: Chatham House Publishers, p. 143-163 21 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

Elections and Voting.

Denver, D. T. 2002 Central debates in British politics. Fisher, J., Denver, D. T. & Benyon, J. (eds.). Harlow: Longman, p. 157-170 14 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

British social attitudes survey.

Denver, D. 2002 Oxford companion to 20th-century British politics. Ramsden, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 72-73 2 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

British election study.

Denver, D. 2002 Oxford companion to 20th-century British politics. Ramsden, J. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 69-70 2 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

2001

British elections and parties review.

Fisher, J., Cowley, P., Denver, D. & Russell, A. 2001 Abingdon: Routledge. 272 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

Harbingers of new politics? The characteristics and attitudes of candidates in the Scottish parliament elections, 1999.

Bennie, L., Denver, D., Mitchell, J. & Bradbury, J. 2001 In: British Elections and Parties Review. 11, 1, p. 23-45 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The Fall and Rise of Constituency Campaigning.

Denver, D. T. & Hands, H. T. G. 2001 Political communications transformed. Bartle, J. & Griffiths, D. (eds.). Houndmills [England]: Palgrave, p. 71-86 16 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

The Liberal Democrat Campaign.

Denver, D. T. 2001 In: Parliamentary Affair. 54, 4, p. 638-649 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The Liberal Democrat campaign.

Denver, D. T. & Norris, P. (ed.) 2001 Oxford: Oxford University Press. 830 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

The devolution project.

Denver, D. T. 09/2001 In: Politics Review. 11, 1, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2000

Settled will or divided society?: voting in the 1997 Scottish and Welsh devolution referendums.

Denver, D. T., Pattie, C., Mitchell, J. & Bochel, H. 2000 British elections and parties review. Denver, D. T., Fisher, J., Cowley, P. & Russell, A. (eds.). Sage Publications, Vol. 9, p. 136-153 18 p.

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter

1999

Partisanship, national identity and constitutional preferences: an exploration of voting in the Scottish devolution referendum of 1997.

Pattie, C., Denver, D. T., Mitchell, J. & Bochel, H. 09/1999 In: Electoral Studies. 18, 3, p. 305-322 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The Scottish parliament elections 1999: an analysis of the results.

Denver, D. T. & MacAllister, I. 1999 In: Scottish Affairs. 28, p. 10-31 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

The Scottish parliament elections.

Denver, D. T. 1999 In: Politics Review. 9, 1, p. 30-33 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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