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On the dynamics of leader effects in British general elections

Mughan, Anothony (2015) On the dynamics of leader effects in British general elections. British Politics and Policy at LSE (13 Apr 2015). Website.

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Abstract

The true extent of party leaders’ influence on the way individuals vote needs to take into account election-specific evaluations of political parties as well, says Anthony Mughan. Among other conclusions on the dynamics of leader effects, his research finds that partisans are more likely to defect to another party when, in the election, they like that party’s leader more than they like their own party.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2017 10:04
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2020 23:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72785

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