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Where does turnout decline come from
Abstract.  This article looks at the socio-demographic sources of turnout decline in Canada. The analysis is based on the Canadian Election Studies that have been conducted between 1968 and 2000.Expand
Time-of-voting decision and susceptibility to campaign effects
Abstract There is mounting evidence that election campaigns matter. There are also reasons to expect interpersonal heterogeneity in the susceptibility to campaign influence. Time-of-voting decisionExpand
Measuring strategic voting in multiparty plurality elections
Abstract We propose a method for measuring strategic voting in multiparty plurality elections, and we apply that method to the 1997 Canadian election. The first stage of the inquiry determinesExpand
Politics and Professional Advancement Among College Faculty
This article first examines the ideological composition of American university faculty and then tests whether ideological homogeneity has become self-reinforcing. A randomly based national survey ofExpand
The Political Resocialization of Immigrants
Theories of political socialization contain competing expectations about immigrants' potential for political resocialization. Premigration beliefs and actions may be resistant to change, exposure toExpand
Does the Local Candidate Matter? Candidate Effects in the Canadian Election of 2000
This article ascertains the impact of local candidates on vote choice in the 2000 Canadian election. The authors show that 44 per cent of Canadian voters formed a preference for a local candidate andExpand
Issue Importance and Performance Voting
Issue importance mediates the impact of public policy issues on electoral decisions. Individuals who consider that an issue is important are more likely to rely on their attitudes toward that issueExpand
Accounting for the Age Gap in Turnout
We explore a number of explanations for the sharp difference in voter turnout between the post-generation X cohort and older citizens, using data from the 2000 Canadian Election Study. The gap inExpand