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Prime Ministerial Contenders in Canada

Richard Johnston

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:
10.1093/0199253137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For the case of elections since 1988, this chapter looks at the suggestion made by Andre Siegfried in 1907 that Canadian elections are peculiarly vulnerable to leader effects. It begins by outlining ... More


Personality Politics?: The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections

Marina Costa Lobo and John Curtice (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199660124
eISBN:
9780191755934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660124.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book assesses the role that voters’ perceptions and evaluations of leaders play in democratic elections. The book presents evidence from an array of countries with diverse historical and ... More


Political Sophistication and Media Consumption as Factors of Personalization

Guillem Rico

in Personality Politics?: The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199660124
eISBN:
9780191755934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660124.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses two of the most common beliefs about which types of voters attach more importance to leader images, namely (1) the less politically sophisticated and (2) those who are highly ... More


Party Dealignment and Leader Effects

Marina Costa Lobo

in Personality Politics?: The Role of Leader Evaluations in Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199660124
eISBN:
9780191755934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660124.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses the relationship between dealignment and leader effects. It starts by defining dealignment as a multidimensional phenomenon which can be measured by attitudinal and behavioural ... More


Leader Effects and the Impact of Leader Characteristics in Nine Countries

Richard Nadeau and Neil Nevitte

in Political Leaders and Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199259007
eISBN:
9780191803406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199259007.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter considers the impact of leader characteristics, such as gender and age, on voters’ evaluations of leaders and on their vote choices. It examines data on leaders competing in national ... More


Rallying ’round the leader more than the flag: Changes in Russian nationalist public opinion 2013–14

Mikhail A. Alexseev and Henry E. Hale

in The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses and compares the results of the 2013 and 2014 NEORUSS surveys. It finds that attitudes regarding such typically ‘nationalist’ issues as ethnic pride and ethnocentrism had ... More


Conclusions

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/9780197519882.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 first briefly summarizes the findings from the preceding chapters regarding the causes of partisan electoral interventions and their effects on election results. It then discusses the wider ... More


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