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The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The main aim of the book is to explore electoral behaviour in Britain from 1979– 97, which covers the 18years of Conservative government with Margaret Thatcher and John Major as prime ministers of ... More


The Impact of Party Leaders in Britain: Strong Assumptions, Weak Evidence

John Bartle and Ivor Crewe

in Leaders' Personalities and the Outcomes of Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253135
eISBN:
9780191599675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There has been a widespread belief in Britain in recent years (which appears to be corroborated by survey evidence) that leaders’ personalities strongly influence the way that people vote and ... More


The Cognitive Basis of Voting

Wouter van der Brug and Cees van der Eijk

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the second of six on the question of political representation in the EU, and the second of four that put the five requirements of the Responsible Party Model (outlined in Ch. 6) to an ... More


Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The American National Election Studies (ANES) is the premier social science survey program devoted to voting and elections. Conducted during the presidential election years and midterm Congressional ... More


Views from the Indian Electorate: Satisfactions and Dissatisfactions with Democracy, Politics, and the Economy

Alfred Stepan

in India’s Reforms: How They Produced Inclusive Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199915187
eISBN:
9780199933495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915187.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Eminent political scientist Alfred Stepan analyzes the subjective responses of individuals when asked how their conditions have changed and how they see the future without necessarily connecting them ... More


Policy Choices and Turnout

Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler

in Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159348
eISBN:
9781400848621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers how the policy positions offered by candidates influence voter turnout. It expects that larger differences in the policy positions of candidates are associated with a higher ... More


The Casualty Gap and Civic Engagement

Douglas L. Kriner and Francis X. Shen

in The Casualty Gap: The Causes and Consequences of American Wartime Inequalities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390964
eISBN:
9780199776788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390964.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Through a series of empirical analyses of individual-level survey data from the National Election Study and the Social Capital Benchmark Survey, as well as analysis of aggregate electoral turnout ... More


Political Choice in Britain

Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders, Marianne C. Stewart, and Paul Whiteley

in Political Choice in Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199244881
eISBN:
9780191601521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924488X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Introduces the principal questions–why British citizens vote, why they make the party choices that they do, to what extent do they engage with the political process beyond participation in elections, ... More


Introduction to the Volume

John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter is an overview of the American National Election Studies (ANES) as well as its functions and overall significance for study. It indicates how and why the ANES achieved its status as the ... More


The 2000 Presidential Election Controversy Manoj Mate And Matthew Wright

Manoj Mate and Matthew Wright

in Public Opinion and Constitutional Controversy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195329414
eISBN:
9780199851720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329414.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Supreme Court's decision in Bush v. Gore (2000) may have decided the disputed 2000 presidential election, but in its immediate aftermath, the controversy lived on in the divisions the case caused ... More


Running to the Right: Effects of Campaign Strategy on Mass Opinion and Behavior

Diana Mutz and Susanna Dilliplane

in Facing the Challenge of Democracy: Explorations in the Analysis of Public Opinion and Political Participation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151106
eISBN:
9781400840304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151106.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the occasion of Republican John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin as a vice-presidential running mate because this event signaled to many voters an abrupt change in McCain's ... More


Political Voice across Issues

Adam Seth Levine

in American Insecurity: Why Our Economic Fears Lead to Political Inaction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162966
eISBN:
9781400852130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162966.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines patterns of political participation more broadly across time and space. It directly compares people's likelihood of becoming active based on which political issues they consider ... More


Has Devolution Delivered?

Catherine Bromley and John Curtice (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622467
eISBN:
9780748672028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622467.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

One of the key aims of devolution in Scotland was to change the way people felt about their country and the way they were governed. This book draws on a range of Scottish Election Studies and ... More


Mapping the Cultural and Partisan Divide in Representation Preferences

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

in Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter uses data from the 2006–2009 Cooperative Congressional Election Study (CCES) to test our expectation that cultural traditionalists (and especially evangelical Christians) tend to prefer ... More


How Do We Want to Be Represented? How Do We Differ?

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

in Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the existing literature as it pertains to the instructed delegate versus trustee question. Then this chapter introduces our survey data and consider how, ... More


The post-crisis Irish voter: Voting behaviour in the Irish 2016 general election

Michael Marsh, David Farrell, and Theresa Reidy (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526122643
eISBN:
9781526138989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122643.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the definitive study of the Irish general election of 2016 – the most dramatic election in a generation, which among other things resulted in the worst electoral outcome for Ireland’s ... More


Did LBJ really “deliver” Texas … and the South?

Christopher J. Devine and Kyle C. Kopko

in The VP Advantage: How running mates influence home state voting in presidential elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993375
eISBN:
9781526109934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993375.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The conventional wisdom suggests that Lyndon Johnson “delivered” his home state of Texas and much of the South for the Democratic ticket in the 1960 presidential election. Using American National ... More


The Evolution of Political Competition

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter describes how societal changes over the past several decades have reshaped the social and political interests of democratic citizens. Publics and parties have traditionally focused on ... More


A Personal Vote? How Voters Used the STV Ballot

John Curtice, Nicola McEwen, Michael Marsh, and Rachel Ormston

in Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines how voters behaved in the local elections themselves. Did many people avail themselves of the opportunity to express support for more than one party? Or did most voters support ... More


The American Experience

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter tracks the evolution of the economic and cultural cleavages in the United States from the early 1970s to the 2016 election. Institutionally, the United States is an exceptional case ... More


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