By David B. Holian,Charles L. Prysby
Voter perceptions of the non-public qualities of presidential applicants are greatly seemed to be vital affects at the vote. Media pundits usually clarify the end result of presidential elections when it comes to the private attraction of the applicants. regardless of the emphasis on presidential personality features within the media, the scholarly research during this zone is limited.
In this e-book, David Holian and Charles Prysby got down to learn the influence that trait perceptions have at the vote, how those perceptions are formed through different attitudes and reviews, and what varieties of electorate are probably to solid a poll at the foundation of the nature qualities of the presidential applicants. utilizing the yankee nationwide Election reports (ANES) surveys, the authors locate that qualities do have a really enormous influence at the vote, that various applicants have benefits on varied qualities, and that the evaluations expressed through media pundits approximately how the applicants are considered by means of the citizens are frequently simplistic, and occasionally fairly incorrect. personality features are very important to electorate, yet we'd like a greater and extra entire realizing of ways and why those components impact voters.
An crucial learn which supplies a transparent and unique argument to all these drawn to furthering their figuring out of the significance of candidate personality qualities for the standard of yank elections and democracy.
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Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections (Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance) by David B. Holian,Charles L. Prysby