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Understanding vote choice when voters have two votes

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Gschwend, Thomas

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Abstract "The paper tests a simple model of vote choice in a mixed electoral system when voters have two votes with survey data collected at the time of the 2010 North Rhine Westphalia election. We show that local candidate preferences and local chances affect only the local vote while party and leader ratings influence both votes though more strongly the list vote. Contrary to expectations, coalition preferences influence the local vote as well as the list vote. There is clearer evidence of the local vote being contaminated by the list vote than the other way around." (author's abstract)
Keywords voter; voting behavior; electoral system; second vote; North Rhine-Westphalia; Federal Republic of Germany; election to the Landtag; candidacy; party; preference
Classification Political Process, Elections, Political Sociology, Political Culture
Document language English
Publication Year 2011
City Mannheim
Page/Pages 21 p.
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications
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