Translation of psephology in Spanish:

psephology

análisis electoral, n.

Pronunciation /siˈfɑlədʒi//sɛˈfɒlədʒi//sɪˈfɒlədʒi/

noun

  • 1

    análisis electoral masculine
    • Chapter 3, ‘On New Labour's Ups - and Downs ’, is concerned with the impact of psephology (and particularly the 1950s consensus-era electoral analysis of Anthony Downs) on Labour's ‘catch-up’ strategies.
    • There was another bit of the plan I never quiet understood which involved singing Marie Lloyd songs instead of calling the election while it was still winnable, but I don't pretend to have a firm grasp of psephology.
    • Tactical voting is a dangerous game, especially when based on dubious psephology.
    • As you know, psephology is the formal study of elections, apparently trivial but dripping with deep, dark paradoxes.
    • Richard Dawkins has a touching faith in psephology if he believes that ‘no plausible swing could even bring us close to a Tory majority’.