Routes to party choice: Ideology, economic evaluations and voting at the 1997 British General Election

  title={Routes to party choice: Ideology, economic evaluations and voting at the 1997 British General Election},
  author={Charles Pattie and R. J. Johnston},
  journal={European Journal of Political Research},
Most conventional accounts of voting behaviour fit single models to the entire electorate, implicitly assuming that all voters respond to the same sets of influences, and do so in similar ways. However, a growing body of research suggests that this approach may be misleading, and that distinct groups of voters approach politics, and the electoral decision, from different perspectives. The paper takes a disaggregated look at voting in the 1997 British General Election, dividing voters into… 
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