It's Abortion, Stupid: Policy Voting in the 1992 Presidential Election

  title={It's Abortion, Stupid: Policy Voting in the 1992 Presidential Election},
  author={A. Abramowitz},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={176 - 186}
  • A. Abramowitz
  • Published 1995
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Politics
This article uses data from the 1992 American National Election Study to analyze the influence of abortion attitudes on candidate choice in the 1992 presidential election. Despite the general belief that the presidential election was decided almost exclusively on economic issues, attitudes toward abortion had a significant influence on candidate choice in the overall electorate. Although the issue divided supporters of both parties, far more "pro-choice" Republicans than "pro-life" Democrats… Expand
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