Persistence in Voting Behavior: Stronghold Dynamics in Elections

  title={Persistence in Voting Behavior: Stronghold Dynamics in Elections},
  author={Toni P{\'e}rez and Juan Fern{\'a}ndez-Gracia and Jos{\'e} J. Ramasco and V{\'i}ctor M. Egu{\'i}luz},
Influence among individuals is at the core of collective social phenomena such as the dissemination of ideas, beliefs or behaviors, social learning and the diffusion of innovations. Different mechanisms have been proposed to implement inter-agent influence in social models from the voter model, to majority rules, to the Granoveter model. Here we advance in this direction by confronting the recently introduced Social Influence and Recurrent Mobility (SIRM) model, that reproduces generic features… 
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