The Impact of Candidate Name Order on Election Outcomes

@article{Miller1998TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Candidate Name Order on Election Outcomes},
  author={Joanne M. Miller and J. Krosnick},
  journal={Public Opinion Quarterly},
  year={1998},
  volume={62},
  pages={291-330}
}
Perceived obligations of citizen duty may compel some people to cast votes in democratic elections even when they lack sufficient information to make informed choices. Psychological theories of choice suggest that, under such circumstances, voters may be influenced by the order in which candidates' names appear on the ballot, biasing people toward candidates listed early (when voters can generate reasons to vote for the candidates) or late (when voters can only generate reasons to vote against… Expand

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