Electoral Choice in Multidimensional Party Systems

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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