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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections (Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance) PDF

Similar practical politics books

Illegal Peace in Africa: An Inquiry into the Legality of Power Sharing with Warlords, Rebels, and Junta

African states became trying out grounds for Western conflict-resolution experiments, quite power-sharing agreements, supposedly meant to finish lethal clash, safe peace and construct democracy in divided societies. This quantity examines the criminal and political efficacy of transitional political power-sharing among democratically constituted governments and the African warlords, rebels, or junta that search to violently unseat them.

Tocqueville's Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America, 1900-1940

Within the 1830s, the French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville warned that "insufferable despotism" could succeed if the US ever bought a countrywide administrative kingdom. cutting-edge Tea Partiers obviously think that, after a good mistaken flip within the early 20th century, Tocqueville's nightmare has come actual.

American Difference: American Politics from a Comparative Perspective

Studying democracies from a comparative viewpoint is helping us greater comprehend why politics—or “who will get what, whilst, and how”—differs between democracies. In American distinction: American Politics from a Comparative viewpoint, authors Lori M. Poloni-Staudinger and Michael R. Wolf take the reader via diverse features of democracy—political tradition, associations, curiosity teams, political events and elections—and discover how the U.S. is either assorted from and just like different democracies.

States in the Developing World

What should still states within the constructing global do and the way may still they do it? How have states within the constructing international addressed the demanding situations of marketing improvement, order, and inclusion? States within the constructing global are meant to construct economies, regulate violence, and contain the inhabitants. How they achieve this is dependent upon historic origins and context in addition to coverage judgements.

Additional resources for Candidate Character Traits in Presidential Elections (Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 16 votes