B ; parliament reform ; effective pressures? ; borough franchise

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what did eric evans describe pre-reform elections as?
haphazard business
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what was one extreme type of borough?
open borough
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in which who had vote?
men who met quals e.g direct poor rates
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where in lancashire was one of most open?
preston
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as vote given to?
any man in constituency at time of vote
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around how many boroughs had an electorate of 1000+ men?
20
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notably westminster had how many?
11000
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what were scot and lot boroughs?
gave vote to males paying local 'scot' tax
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pot walloper boroughs?
those who had hearth where could boil pots
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many borough electorates rarely exceeded?
100 viters
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who could vote in burgage boroughs?
owning various properties and ownership of vote protected
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corporation boroughs?
those part of town council
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how were people allowed in?
through nomination not election
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how were most extremely corrupt?
would sell vote to highest bidder
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