Compulsory voting and voter information seeking

@article{Singh2017CompulsoryVA,
  title={Compulsory voting and voter information seeking},
  author={Shane P. Singh and Jason Roy},
  journal={Research \& Politics},
  year={2017},
  volume={5}
}
Compulsory voting is known to produce a relatively weak match between voters’ ballot choices and their preferences. We theorize that this link, in part, exists because compelled voters are relatively unlikely to seek out political information during an election campaign, even after differences in political sophistication across compelled and voluntary voters are taken into account. To test our expectations, we use a simulation of an Australian election, through which we track participants… 

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