Dec 092015
 

A bit dated now, but still relevant: Showcasing our research at the Democratic Audit:
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That voters prefer to elect local candidates is a long-held assumption of British politics. Professor Jocelyn Evans’ research has sought to test that assumption. He found that the geographical distance between candidates’ homes and the constituency had a measurable impact on voting behaviour. In this post he shares his findings and argues that voters should have access to more information about the ‘localness’ of those seeking to represent them …

Read the full post here: Where candidates live matters to voters, and they show it in their voting

  One Response to “Where candidates live matters to voters, and they show it in their voting”

  1. RT @kai_arzheimer: From the vault: Where candidates live matters to voters, and they show it in their voting https://t.co/uMKKxjIBOH

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