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Retrospective Voting 1

Ola Listhaug

in The European Voter: A Comparative Study Of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199273218
eISBN:
9780191602962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273219.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates that the European voter is also an economic voter in the sense that negative evaluations of the economy hurt the electoral fortunes of incumbent parties. For those who ... More


Mandates Without Obvious Majorities?

Michael D. McDonald and Ian Budge

in Elections, Parties, Democracy: Conferring the Median Mandate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199286720
eISBN:
9780191603327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286728.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The government mandate in its full form fails descriptively because few spontaneous majorities form in support of one party, and there is no guarantee that the plurality party is not actually opposed ... More


The Local Economy and the Local Voter

Ron Johnston and Charles Pattie

in Putting Voters in their Place: Geography and Elections in Great Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268047
eISBN:
9780191699238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268047.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines how economic geography is likely to be associated with the political geography of party support. It begins by setting the discussion into the general context of the wider ... More


Context, Political Information, and Performance Voting

Timothy Hellwig

in Citizens, Context, and Choice: How Context Shapes Citizens' Electoral Choices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199599233
eISBN:
9780191595790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599233.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

What explains whether citizens hold the government accountable for its performance in office? In addressing this question, this chapter argues for a broader investigation of how political context ... More


Crisis Perceptions and Economic Voting Among the Rich and the Poor: The United Kingdom and Germany

Raymond M. Duch and Iñaki Sagarzazu

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter leverages extensive survey data collected during the 2008-2010 period in order to understand whether individuals, from different economic circumstances and who might have been ... More


Severed Linkages: Distorted Accountability in Dominant-Party Enclaves

Jonathan T. Hiskey and Mason W. Moseley

in Life in the Political Machine: Dominant-Party Enclaves and the Citizens They Produce

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197500408
eISBN:
9780197500439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500408.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the question of whether individuals living in political machines evaluate their incumbent government in ways that are similar to their counterparts in multiparty systems. ... More


Ideology and Retrospection in Electoral Responses to the Great Recession

Larry M. Bartels

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a statistical analysis of 42 elections in 28 OECD countries from 2007 through 2011. The results demonstrate that citizens reward or punish incumbent governments based on economic ... More


Why did the ‘recovery’ fail to return the government?

Michael Marsh

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526122643
eISBN:
9781526138989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122643.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter seeks to explain a significant puzzle of the 2016 election. There is now a very extensive literature linking economic performance with the electoral performance of government parties, ... More


The Global Financial Crisis

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

in Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Global Financial Crisis, which began in 2007–8, was the most significant financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and acted as a large shock to British politics. The economic ... More


Economic Voting through Boom and Bust: Information and Choice at Irish General Elections, 2002–2011

Patrick Bernhagen and Heinz Brandenburg

in A Conservative Revolution?: Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198744030
eISBN:
9780191804021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744030.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

While economic voting is generally understood as a matter of prospective evaluation carried out on the basis of retrospective cues available to voters, the extent to which prospective information ... More


The Shock, the Recovery, and Economic Voting Before and After the Crisis

Timothy Hellwig, Yesola Kweon, and Jack Vowles

in Democracy Under Siege?: Parties, Voters, and Elections After the Great Recession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198846208
eISBN:
9780191881367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846208.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How did the GFC influence support for political incumbents? This chapter argues that an understanding of voter response to adverse shocks requires an examination of both the depth of the shock and ... More


Voter Behaviour

Lori Thorlakson

in Multi-Level Democracy: Integration and Independence Among Party Systems, Parties, and Voters in Seven Federal Systems

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198833505
eISBN:
9780191871948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833505.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

How do party organizational and party system linkages help us understand how voters treat multi-level contexts? It is commonly argued that federal contexts disrupt the accountability mechanism. Do ... More


Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Larry Bartels and Nancy Bermeo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book reveals how ordinary people in rich democracies responded to the Great Recession. Through cross-national statistical work and detailed case comparison, it surveys how the economic crisis ... More


The Buck Stops over There? Benchmarking Elections in the Open Economy

Mark Andreas Kayser and Michael Peress

in Globalization and Domestic Politics: Parties, Elections, and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757986
eISBN:
9780191817878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757986.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Voters punish governments less for weak economies when those economies are highly globalized. This regularity, first identified by Timothy Hellwig in 2001, constitutes one of the most important ... More


The Economy and the Vote in Irish National Elections

Kevin M. Leyden and Michael S. Lewis-Beck

in A Conservative Revolution?: Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198744030
eISBN:
9780191804021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744030.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines whether there is an Irish economic voter, directly comparable with his or her counterparts in other Western democracies. Starting with a review of the evidence of economic ... More


The Political Consequences of the Economic Crisis in Europe: Electoral Punishment and Popular Protest

Hanspeter Kriesi

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This exploratory chapter tries to link the electoral consequences of the Great Recession and the protest to which it has given rise. In the first part, the expectations of the economic voting ... More


Dragging Them over the Finish Line: The Effects of Partisan Electoral Interventions on Election Results

Dov H. Levin

in Meddling in the Ballot Box: The Causes and Effects of Partisan Electoral Interventions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197519882
eISBN:
9780197519929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519882.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 6 begins the analysis of the effects of partisan electoral interventions on election results through a statistical test, using PEIG, of the four main hypotheses developed in Chapter 2. Full ... More


Mass Politics in Tough Times

Nancy Bermeo and Larry M. Bartels (eds)

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter surveys how ordinary people reacted to the Great Recession. It introduces and elaborates on three themes emerging from the ten original essays that follow. First, voters were very likely ... More


Has the Global Financial Crisis Changed Citizen Behaviour? A Four‐Country Study

Erik R. Tillman

in Globalization and Domestic Politics: Parties, Elections, and Public Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757986
eISBN:
9780191817878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757986.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The global financial crisis (GFC) has resulted in severe recessions in a number of advanced democracies, highlighting the inability of incumbent governments to prevent the crisis. This chapter ... More


All Politics Is Conflict; Not All Conflict Is Toxic

Lee Drutman

in Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop: The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190913854
eISBN:
9780197516980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913854.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter assesses why the binary conflict over national identity is so destructive, and why it is so hard to escape from inside the two-party system. A conflict over identity leads to increasing ... More


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