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Voters and coalition governments

Karp, Jeffrey; Hobolt, Sara B


Coalition governments are the norm in parliamentary democracies. Yet, despite the predominance of this type of government, political scientists have only recently started to investigate how voters approach elections when a coalition government is the likely outcome. Such elections present additional uncertainty and complexity for voters compared with elections in plurality systems, where party choice translates more directly into a choice of government. These factors have lead to the assumption...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Electoral Studies
DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2010.03.010


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