Sökning: "voter weight"

Hittade 2 uppsatser innehållade orden voter weight.

  1. 1. Does the electoral law affect the voter’s turnout? The Italian case

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/UCFS

    Författare :Nicola Vianello; [2020]
    Nyckelord :political economy; turnout; elections; synthetic; Italy;

    Sammanfattning : In this thesis I study the effects of the Italian electoral reform of 2005 on the voter turnout, as the data shows a steeper fall in the level of turnout after that year. In particular, I claim that a specific component of the electoral law – the majority prize – is responsible for the fall in the turnout in the years following the reform, due to a distortion in the representative mechanism of the vote, as it leads a different weight in the assignment of the parliamentary seats for each preference. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Understanding voter participation in swing states in the United States : A theory consuming study to understand the factors explaining the difference of voter turnout in swing states


    Författare :Denice Brewer; [2019]
    Nyckelord :United States; swing states; voter weight; voter turnout; rational choice theory; socioeconomic background; voting laws;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis will apply a theory consuming method studying voter turnout between swing states in the United States. To accomplish the theory consuming study, the study is divided into two phases. It will start testing Downs’ rational choice theory and apply this to voter turnout. LÄS MER