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Analysing the 2019 Election Results

Analysing the 2019 Election Results

In order to answer the questions I want answered I need the election results in spreadsheet form. I have previously got this from the Electoral Commission; it took ’em 18 days to get it out last time, wonder what the delay is this time. Eventually, I was pointed at the House of Commons Library Page, and have posted the results by constituency .xlsx file to this site (it became available on the 28th Jan). I originally made some notes about retrieving the results from the Democracy Club. Here are my notes. …

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Email Verify

Email Verify

Another GDPR requirement is that when signing up for something, the publisher needs to verify that the email given is genuine and belongs to the user. WordPress offers several plugins; there are other ways, here are my notes …

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DataPraxis and the Results

DataPraxis and the Results

One of the first commentators on the General Election was a new outfit called DataPraxis, anyway new to me. The report, Tory Landslide, Progressives split is published as a tightly defined .pdf and is behind a use once cookie controlled access scheme. It’s very hard to share, navigate & mine. Here’s what I have done to try and make my access easier. …

I mirrored the .pdf and bookmarked it in diigo. I then used https://www.pdftohtml.net/ to make an html version which can be found here.

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