Junior Eurovision Voting Insight: Learning From A New Voting System

With a brand new voting system on show at Junior Eurovision, Ben Robertson analyses what happened in the results and how these results could teach us about how the bigger Eurovision Song Contest voting needs to change.

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Did Stalin Win The Eurovision Song Contest For Ukraine?

Jamala's '1944' won the Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine, but she had help from history. John Egan tests his hypothesis that the continent-wide anti-Stalin vote was enough to push Ukraine towards victory.

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Voting Insight: The Impact Of 2016’s New Split Voting

How much impact will this new voting system have on the Eurovision Song Contest result? Will we have new winners, new qualifiers, and new last placed songs? How might these 'pre-determined countries' make up a missing televote? Ben Robertson piles through the maths minefield to find out.

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The Statistical Supercomputer’s Semi Final Predictions

The draw for this year's Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final spots has taken place in Stockholm. Looking at the historical statistics, which countries have the advantage, which are handicapped, and which need to buy a bigger prop piano?

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Does A National Final Help To Find The Best Eurovision Song?
Sandra Nurmsalu Eesti Laul 2014 (picture: ERT)

Is it better to select a Eurovision song through a National Final or with an Internal Selection. Ben Robertson number crunches to find out if there is an answer.

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