Political Context and the Turnout of New Women Voters after Suffrage

@article{Corder2006PoliticalCA,
  title={Political Context and the Turnout of New Women Voters after Suffrage},
  author={J. Kevin Corder and Christina Wolbrecht},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  year={2006},
  volume={68},
  pages={34 - 49}
}
Many observers expected new women voters to respond to their political context in distinctive ways. Some scholars anticipated that newly-enfranchised women—lacking political interest and experience—would be volatile and highly responsive to context. Others expected political isolation and norms proscribing political activity would insulate women from political stimuli. We test these competing predictions with a Bayesian approach to ecological inference and a unique set of aggregate data. We… 
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