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Has the gender gap in voter turnout really disappeared?

Kostelka, Filip, Blais, André and Gidengil, Elisabeth (2019) Has the gender gap in voter turnout really disappeared? Democratic Audit Blog (03 Jan 2019). Blog Entry.

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While the gender gap in electoral representation is widely acknowledged, it is often assumed that there is no equivalent underrepresentation of women in voter turnout. However, Filip Kostelka, André Blais and Elisabeth Gidengil find that, while women vote in equal numbers in first-order national elections, less high-profile local and supranational elections still see a disparity in turnout between men and women, which has implications for equal participation.

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Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2021 12:24
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2024 07:30

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