Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections by David B. Holian,Charles L. Prysby

By David B. Holian,Charles L. Prysby

Voter perceptions of the private features of presidential applicants are commonly appeared to be vital affects at the vote. Media pundits usually clarify the result of presidential elections when it comes to the private charm of the applicants. regardless of the emphasis on presidential personality qualities within the media, the scholarly research during this quarter is limited.

In this publication, David Holian and Charles Prysby got down to research the impact that trait perceptions have at the vote, how those perceptions are formed through different attitudes and reviews, and what kinds of electorate are probably to forged a poll at the foundation of the nature features of the presidential applicants. utilizing the yankee nationwide Election experiences (ANES) surveys, the authors locate that characteristics do have a really giant impact at the vote, that diverse applicants have benefits on diverse qualities, and that the reviews expressed via media pundits approximately how the applicants are seen through the citizens are frequently simplistic, and infrequently really fallacious. personality characteristics are very important to citizens, yet we want a greater and extra entire knowing 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 features for the standard of yankee elections and democracy.

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