Essays about: "voting behaviour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words voting behaviour.

  1. 1. Political Information & Ethnic Voting : A study on the impact of political information on ethnic voting behavior in Africa

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adina Martin; [2021]
    Keywords : ethnic voting; Kenya; Africa; political information; voting behaviour; voting behavior; informational shortcuts; ethnic cues; ethnic heuristics; Conroy-Krutz;

    Abstract : ​Does political information lower the incidence of ethnic voting in Africa? Even though a significant amount of research has been dedicated to African ethnic voting behaviour,​not much capacity has been dedicated to studying the function of ethnic cues as informational shortcuts. Considering voters use cognitive shortcuts like party affiliations or ideology when making decisions, it is also plausible that voters in elections characterized by ethnic voting use demographic cues in lieu of more comprehensive information. READ MORE

  2. 2. PROMOTING ELECTORAL TURNOUT THROUGH VOTING ADVICE APPLICATIONS? A comparative approach between the Swedish parliamentary election 2018 and the European Parliament election 2019

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Kajsa Evertsson; [2020-11-25]
    Keywords : Voting Advice Applications; VAAs; elections; Sweden; European Union; European Parliament; European Parliament elections; Swedish parliamentary elections; first-order elections; second-order elections; voting behaviour; electoral turnout; second-order election theory; rational choice theory; election campaigns; campaign efforts;

    Abstract : As the only directly elected institution within the European Union (EU), the European Parliament (EP) elections aim to function as the clear link between the citizens and the EU. However, the EP elections are characterized by low turnout and lack of interest compared to national elections. READ MORE

  3. 3. The votes are burning : A natural experiment on the effect of the Swedish wildfires on the 2018 national election to the Swedish parliament

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Angelica Gradin; [2020]
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    Abstract : This thesis examines the Swedish wildfires 2018 and their effect on the voting patterns in the national election the same year. With a departure point from the field of voting behaviour and electoral studies, it follows the theory of retrospective voting. READ MORE

  4. 4. VARFÖR RÖSTAR FLER MÄN ÄN KVINNOR PÅ HÖGERPOPULISTISKA PARTIER? En studie kring kulturell backlash påverkan på könsgapet

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nikie Håkansson de Leeuw; [2019-09-24]
    Keywords : European radical right parties; cultural backlash; populism; gender; gender gap; voting behaviour;

    Abstract : In most of the countries in Europe it exists a substantial overrepresentation of men voting for right wing populist parties. This paper focuses on understanding why these parties attract more men than women. READ MORE

  5. 5. 100 Years of Women's Vote in Poland: Socioeconomic Determinants of Women's Voting Behaviour.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Alexandra Beerkens; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; Poland; probit model; voter turnout; voting behaviour;

    Abstract : This research paper examines whether socioeconomic characteristics and opinions on gender roles consistently differentiate men and women in their choices to vote and their political preferences by applying the probit model to the Polish General Social Survey and International Social Survey Programme data. The analysis shows that despite the changing times and opinions, region, place of residence and employment status can be regarded as factors driving the voter turnout among women. READ MORE