Political involvement and the projection process

  title={Political involvement and the projection process},
  author={Michael David Medina Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Political Behavior},
The politically involved members of the mass public have commonly been described as having more sophisticated awareness of political issues and a greater ability to use issues in forming their evaluations of candidates. This paper briefly reviews the issue-voting literature which comes to that conclusion, and proposes that the politically involved people might also be more subject to projection in the formation of their political perceptions. A model of perception that includes both projection… CONTINUE READING