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Tweeting From Left to Right
We estimated ideological preferences of 3.8 million Twitter users and, using a data set of nearly 150 million tweets concerning 12 political and nonpolitical issues, explored whether onlineExpand
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A New Approach for Modelling Strategic Voting in Multiparty Elections
Whether citizens vote strategically, using their votes to defeat their least-preferred candidate, or vote sincerely, voting for their first choice among the alternatives, is a question ofExpand
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When Politics and Models Collide: Estimating Models of Multiparty Elections
Theory: The spatial model of elections can better be represented by using conditional logit models which consider the position of the parties in issue spaces than by multinomial logit models whichExpand
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Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States
Who Votes Now? compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral reforms and the choicesExpand
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Scobit: An Alternative Estimator to Logit and Probit
Logit and probit, the two most common techniques for estimation of models with a dichotomous dependent variable, impose the assumption that individuals with a probability of .5 of choosing either ofExpand
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Less than you think: Prevalence and predictors of fake news dissemination on Facebook
Fake news sharing in 2016 was rare but significantly more common among older Americans. So-called “fake news” has renewed concerns about the prevalence and effects of misinformation in politicalExpand
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The Critical Periphery in the Growth of Social Protests
Social media have provided instrumental means of communication in many recent political protests. The efficiency of online networks in disseminating timely information has been praised by manyExpand
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Economics, Issues and the Perot Candidacy: Voter Choice in the 1992 Presidential Election
Theory: Theories of presidential elections (economic voting and spatial issue and ideology models), combined with the popular explanation of "angry voting," are used to account for voter choice inExpand
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Strategic Voting In British Elections
In this paper we examine the extent to which voters engage in strategic behavior. Our contribution is accounting for the context in which voters have the opportunity to behave in a strategic fashion.Expand
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