The Partisan Marketplace: How Voters View the Electoral Supply

26.11.2018 - 12:00 to 13:30
Location : 
A 5,6 Raum A 231
Type of Event : 
AB B-Kolloquium
Prof. Christopher J. Anderson
Lecturer affiliation: 
University of Warwick

While elections and voter behavior are usually seen as ends or outcomes to be explained, researchers have begun to investigate the consequences of vote choice and election outcomes for what citizens think and do. This talk will present evidence about how voters think about the choices they have before them and develops an alternative understanding of elections as contests for social status.