Electoral Choice, Ideological Conflict, and Political Participation

@article{Rogowski2014ElectoralCI,
  title={Electoral Choice, Ideological Conflict, and Political Participation},
  author={Jon C. Rogowski},
  journal={American Journal of Political Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={58},
  pages={479-494}
}
  • Jon C. Rogowski
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • American Journal of Political Science
Generations of democratic theorists argue that democratic systems should present citizens with clear and distinct electoral choices. Responsible party theorists further argued that political participation increases with greater ideological conflict between competing electoral options. Empirical evidence on this question, however, remains deeply ambiguous. This article introduces new joint estimates of citizen preferences and the campaign platforms chosen by pairs of candidates in U.S. House and… Expand

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