The Genetics of Voting: An Australian Twin Study

@article{Hatemi2007TheGO,
  title={The Genetics of Voting: An Australian Twin Study},
  author={Peter K. Hatemi and Sarah E. Medland and Katherine I. Morley and Andrew C. Heath and Nicholas G. Martin},
  journal={Behavior Genetics},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={435-448}
}
Previously we and others have shown evidence for genetic influences on political attitudes and sociodemographic indicators (Martin 1987; Posner et al. 1996; Truett et al. 1992; Eaves et al. 1999). However, the nature of the relationship between political attitudes, social indictors and voting behavior has not been investigated. While heritability estimates for social and political attitudes have been reported in previous research, the heritability for vote choice has not. Furthermore, if vote… Expand
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