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Competitive elections are good democracy, creating more engaged voters over a longer period of time

Evans, Heather (2014) Competitive elections are good democracy, creating more engaged voters over a longer period of time. Democratic Audit Blog (21 Jul 2014). Website.

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Abstract

The closer the election, the better for democracy. At least, that is the conclusion of research carried out by Heather Evans. She finds that a close election, and all of the resulting attention that ensues, makes voters more politically engaged, a change which continues into the next election cycle. She additionally argues that this insight should be part of any future debate on how to increase engagement with democracy.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 15:14
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2020 23:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/59145

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