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Dead man walking: the affective roots of issue proximity between voters and parties

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Do voters like the party they already agree with or do they agree with the party they already like? Previous studies have suggested a link from preferences to perceptions. However, such a causal link has not been convincingly demonstrated. Most issue voting studies have adopted the basic premise of spatial models of voting—that voters compare parties’ positions with their own ideal points and apply a rule to choose among these parties. Drawing on a natural experiment, this study shows that pe...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11109-016-9331-2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Politics and Int Relations
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Publisher:
Springer
Journal:
Political Behavior More from this journal
Volume:
38
Issue:
3
Pages:
659-687
Publication date:
2016-01-29
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EISSN:
1573-6687
ISSN:
0190-9320
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pubs:697505
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uuid:a8a21b15-0050-4a94-bccf-86f1432f7f1a
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697505
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2017-05-27

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