Democracy and the Policy Preferences of Wealthy Americans

  title={Democracy and the Policy Preferences of Wealthy Americans},
  author={Benjamin I. Page and Larry M. Bartels and Jason Seawright},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  pages={51 - 73}
It is important to know what wealthy Americans seek from politics and how (if at all) their policy preferences differ from those of other citizens. There can be little doubt that the wealthy exert more political influence than the less affluent do. If they tend to get their way in some areas of public policy, and if they have policy preferences that differ significantly from those of most Americans, the results could be troubling for democratic policy making. Recent evidence indicates that… 

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