Electoral Choice in Multidimensional Party Systems

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Written by Carl C. Berning, Russell J. Dalton 11 October 2021

The authors find that “by factoring in the measurement of issue dimensions, economic issues have a stronger impact than recognized using previous methodologies, with more modest cultural influences on voting. Moreover, there are significant cross-over effects of the two cleavages in voters’ choices” (Berning and Dalton, 2021).

Publisher: Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy, University of California, Irvine

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