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Luca Lambertini
''Platform stickiness in a spatial voting model''
( 2007, Vol. 4 No.40 )
The spatial voting approach is extended to account for the existence of a loyalty effect driving the choice of parties' platforms during elections. There emerges a non-linear relationship between these variable, whereby a party sticking to its historical heritage may lose to a rival more keen to approach the position of the median voter, whose pivotal role is also investigated.
Keywords: elections
JEL: D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making: General
Manuscript Received : Oct 29 2007 Manuscript Accepted : Oct 30 2007

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