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Populist-led governments are more likely to be punished by the electorate for rising COVID-19 deaths

Meyer, Brett (2022) Populist-led governments are more likely to be punished by the electorate for rising COVID-19 deaths. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (28 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In the wake of several surprising 2021 election losses in Europe, has the Covid-19 pandemic damaged leaders’ electoral prospects? Brett Meyer presents evidence that populist leaders in Europe are more likely to be punished at the polls than non-populist leaders, as are leaders in countries with lower pre-pandemic levels of trust.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2022 14:39
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 14:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114142

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