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Voter Behaviour
Total 6 Posts

People love to vote in a new democracy – and then they rapidly lose interest

5 min read
Global voter participation is declining, particularly in new democracies post-transition, attributed to rapid disillusionment and complex electoral processes. This trend raises concerns about the overall health of democracy.

Why did Keir Starmer pen the ‘Margaret Thatcher’ article for the Telegraph?

4 min read
Keir Starmer has faced criticism for publishing an article in the right-wing Telegraph and praising Margaret Thatcher. However, a study suggests that when the public perceives a party becoming more right-wing, the party gains more votes, particularly during recessions.

New Labour dominance in the 1990s is now weakening the Conservative voter pipeline

5 min read
A study on voting trends in Britain spanning 55 years reveals that growing older doesn’t directly lead to increased Conservative support. Instead, age appears to have a greater influence on Labour voting.

Age, not class, is now the biggest divide in British politics

5 min read
The latest findings from the British Social Attitudes survey suggest younger voters appear to have little faith that public spending will be directed their way.

Can Rishi Sunak save the Tories? Voting behaviour over time suggests it will take more than personal appeal to win the next election

5 min read
The prime minister is popular, his party is not. Which is more important as we head towards the next election?

Local elections are about the most important issues affecting our daily lives – Why do they always become a referendum on the prime minister?

5 min read
Votes are for people who decide incredibly important aspects of our lives, yet they are portrayed as the voters’ way of giving the government of the day a bloody nose.
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