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Does political information matter? An experimental test relating to party positions on European integration

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This article focuses on whether the provision of ‘objectively’ correct information to voters about where parties stand on an issue affects their placement of the parties, and ultimately their own position, on that issue. Classic theories of how mass publics make voting decisions assume that voters are able relatively accurately to place themselves and the parties on various issue dimensions. While these assumptions have been challenged, it is generally assumed that the provision of new inform...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Politics and Int Relations
Christopher Wlezien More by this author
Journal:
Political Studies
Volume:
Vol. 56, 1
Pages:
192-294
Publication date:
2008-02-01
URN:
uuid:b04190e4-4e0e-4128-9b8e-2cc676548de6
Source identifiers:
244
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