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Effects of Common Campaign Appeals on Yard Signs Commitments: Exploratory Analysis of Three Field Experiments.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Southern Communication Journal. Jul-Aug2021, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p268-277. 10p. 3 Charts.

Abstract: This study explores the effect of common broad appeals on a regular campaign activity: securing yard signs commitments. In 2013 and 2014, volunteers delivered three messages (hometown, policy [public safety], and partisan) to registered voters across t...

Voting and winning: perceptions of electoral integrity in consolidating democracies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Democratization. Dec 2021, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p1423-1441. 19p.

Abstract: How do voters in consolidating democracies see electoral integrity? How does election affect the change in perception of electoral integrity among these voters? What role does winning play in seeing an election as free and fair? Building on the theory ...

Voters Need to Know: Assessing the Legality of Redboxing in Federal Elections.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Yale Law Journal. May2021, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p1898-1951. 54p.


Abstract: This Note presents the first analysis of "redboxing" and its legality. Redboxing is the term used by campaign operatives to describe when candidates and political parties post public, online messages to share campaign strategy with allied super politic...

Trump Voters and the White Working Class.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sociological Science. 2018 Supplement, Vol. 5, pS1-S43. 43p.

The politics of flat taxes.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of Economic Dynamics. Jan2021, Vol. 39, p174-201. 28p.

Abstract: We study the political determination of flat tax systems using a workhorse macroeconomic model of inequality. There is significant variation in preferred tax policy across the wealth and income distribution. The majority voting outcome features (i) zer...

As time goes by, the same sentiments apply? Stability of voter satisfaction with democracy during the electoral cycle in 31 countries.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Party Politics. Sep2021, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p1017-1030. 14p.

Abstract: Popular consent is an essential element for success and stability of democracies. Research has repeatedly demonstrated that "electoral winners" (i.e. voters casting a ballot for government parties) are more satisfied with democracy than supporters of t...

Vote Expectations Versus Vote Intentions: Rival Forecasting Strategies.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Political Science. Jan2021, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p60-67. 8p.

Abstract: Are ordinary citizens better at predicting election results than conventional voter intention polls? The authors address this question by comparing eight forecasting models for British general elections: one based on voters' expectations of who will wi...

Various faces of localised voting in Sweden.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Local Government Studies. Feb2021, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p126-144. 19p.

Abstract: This article investigates the extent of and characteristics of localised voting in a Swedish context. Localised voting is defined as an independent act of choice in relation to local elections. Contrary to most previous research, this article suggests ...

"Paz sí, pero no así"? Voter Profiles and Attitudes Toward the 2016 Colombian Peace Agreement.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Latin American Politics & Society. Feb2021, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p95-117. 23p.

Abstract: In October 2016, the proposed peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) was narrowly defeated in a referendum that sought its public approval. This article examines how previous structured po...

Does sophistication increase partisan bias? Evidence from a cross-national analysis.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): European Politics & Society. Jun2021, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p359-373. 15p.

Abstract: Recently, considerable theoretical literature has emerged on voters' sophistication and its effect on democratic functioning. Some works argue that the political choices of more sophisticated voters lead to more favourable social outcomes (Brennan, 201...