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The left-right divide remains a powerful indicator of voting behaviour

Oshri, Odelia, Yair, Omer and Huddy, Leonie (2021) The left-right divide remains a powerful indicator of voting behaviour. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (27 Oct 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The increasing salience of issues such as immigration and the environment has altered the nature of party competition in Europe. But do these changes mean that left-right ideologies are no longer a powerful indicator of the choices voters make at the ballot box? Drawing on data from Israel, Odelia Oshri, Omer Yair and Leonie Huddy show that in the absence of partisan attachment, a left-right identity continues to provide an anchor for voters’ political decision-making.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2022 14:57
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/112817

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