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    Relationship between name order and votes in an election

    OK under 'correlation' on my software I've found it outputs in a table format Spearman's rs=0.00268 between rank position and Votes (the two columns I've listed below) with an option for Permutation p=.0031 So presumably that can be treated like a convention p value, yielding significance for...
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    Relationship between name order and votes in an election

    I'm analysing the results of an election with 42 candidates, and wish to test for a relationship between the order presented on the ballot and the number of votes each candidate received. So far I've just used a simple bivariate model. Candidate ballot position (1st to 42nd) is the...