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Are citizens good judges of government performance? Evaluations of promise keeping by governing parties

Thomson, Robert and Brandenburg, Heinz (2018) Are citizens good judges of government performance? Evaluations of promise keeping by governing parties. Democratic Audit Blog (30 May 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Only a minority of UK citizens think that politicians generally keep their election promises. However, research by Robert Thomson and Heinz Brandenburg indicates that the public are good at evaluating whether politicians have kept specific policy pledges, but this is affected by their pre-existing levels of distrust in politicians and in particular parties.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 18 May 2021 13:18
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2021 23:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109646

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