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Some evidence on non-voting models in the spatial theory of electoral competition

Hinich, Melvin J. (1978) Some evidence on non-voting models in the spatial theory of electoral competition. Public Choice, 33 (2). pp. 83-102. ISSN 0048-5829. doi:10.1007/BF00118359.

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This paper presents an empirical analysis of two models of non-voting which Ordeshook and I incorporated into the spatial theory of electoral competition. We called these models abstention from alienation and abstention from indifference since our goal was to formalize established social-psychological hypotheses of non-voting. The data used in this paper is part of the 1968 election survey conducted by the University of Michigan's Survey Research Center.

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Additional Information:© Martinus Nijhoff Social Sciences Division 1978. I wish to thank my graduate assistant, Mr. Thomas Southworth, for assisting me in this research. I also wish to thank Dr. Larry Cahoon for his outstanding insights, patience, and hard work during the years of development of our statistical methodology. Formerly SSWP 129.
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