Electoral Studies

(The median citation count of Electoral Studies is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
How the Alternative for Germany (AfD) and their voters veered to the radical right, 2013–2017119
Incumbency as a source of spillover effects in mixed electoral systems: Evidence from a regression-discontinuity design111
Endogenous economic voting: evidence from the 1997 British election105
Terror and elections: Lessons from Spain96
The economy, corruption, and the vote: Evidence from experiments in Sweden and Moldova82
Measuring party positions and issue salience from media coverage: Discussing and cross-validating new indicators81
Strategic coalition voting: Evidence from Austria70
Poverty and vote buying: Survey-based evidence from Africa70
Chapel Hill Expert Survey trend file, 1999–201967
Proportional representation and attitudes about politics: results from New Zealand65
Do voters turn out more under proportional than majoritarian systems? The evidence from Swiss communal elections60
Split-voting in the Federal Republic of Germany: An analysis of the federal elections from 1953 to 198759
Partisan mail and voter turnout: results from randomized field experiments59
Internet voting and turnout: Evidence from Switzerland56
Representative misconduct, voter perceptions and accountability: Evidence from the 2009 House of Commons expenses scandal53
From the Luxembourg compromise to codecision: Decision making in the European Union53
Does the economy really matter for satisfaction with democracy? Longitudinal and cross-country evidence from the European Union50
From voter ID to party ID: How political parties affect perceptions of election fraud in the U.S.50
From Argentina to Zambia: a world-wide test of economic voting45
Partisanship and confidence in the vote count: Evidence from U.S. national elections since 200044
Does voting rights affect the political maturity of 16- and 17-year-olds? Findings from the 2011 Norwegian voting-age trial43
How partisan affect shapes citizens' perception of the political world43
From ballots to bullets: an empirical assessment of how national elections influence state uses of political repression41
Campaign spending effects in U.S. Senate elections: Evidence from the National Annenberg Election Survey40
Strategic coalition voting: Evidence from New Zealand38
Ballot position and election results: Evidence from a natural experiment38
Evaluating partisan gains from Congressional gerrymandering: Using computer simulations to estimate the effect of gerrymandering in the U.S. House36
Do conditional cash transfer programs shift votes? Evidence from the Honduran PRAF36
How do citizens attribute responsibility in multilevel states? Learning, biases and asymmetric federalism. Evidence from Spain36
Turnout in Germany in the course of time: Life cycle and cohort effects on electoral turnout from 1953 to 204936
Trust in elections and the institutional design of electoral authorities: Evidence from Latin America36
Valence beyond consensus: Party competence and policy dispersion from a comparative perspective35
Voting for women in nonpartisan and partisan elections33
Does Election Day weather affect voter turnout? Evidence from Swedish elections33
Does low turnout matter? Evidence from the 2000 Canadian federal election32
Economic voting under the economic crisis: Evidence from Greece31
Do impersonal mobilisation methods work? Evidence from a nationwide Get-Out-the-Vote experiment in England31
The dynamics of aggregate political popularity: evidence from eight countries31
The political participation of disabled people in Europe: Rights, accessibility and activism30
Seven imperatives for improving the measurement of party nationalization with Evidence from Chile30
Does globalization affect public perceptions of ‘Who in power can make a difference’? Evidence from 40 countries, 1996–200629
Popular evaluations of election quality in Africa: Evidence from Nigeria29
From polls to votes to seats: Forecasting the 2010 British general election28
Partisanship in non-partisan electoral agencies and democratic compliance: Evidence from Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute28
The alternative vote and ethnic accommodation: New evidence from Papua New Guinea27
Turkey's bid for EU membership, contrasting views of public opinion, and vote choice. Evidence from the 2005 German federal election27
Ballot design and invalid votes: Evidence from Colombia26
From political conflict to partisan evaluations: How citizens assess party ideology and competence in polarized elections26
Democracy and the personal vote: A cautionary tale from Japan26
Only conservatives are voting in the rain: Evidence from German local and state elections26
Candidate effects and spill-over in mixed systems: Evidence from New Zealand25
When do voters actually think “It’s the Economy”? Evidence from the 2008 presidential campaign25
Do citizens make inferences from political candidate characteristics when aiming for substantive representation?24
Incumbency advantage and candidate characteristics in open-list proportional representation systems: Evidence from Indonesia23
Who you know: Local party presidents and minority candidate emergence23
Personality traits, political attitudes and vote choice: Evidence from the United States23
‘Left behind’ people, or places? The role of local economies in perceived community representation23
Resource disparity and multi-level elections in competitive authoritarian regimes: Regression discontinuity evidence from Hong Kong22
The effects of lawn signs on vote outcomes: Results from four randomized field experiments22
Racial heterogeneity and the effective number of candidates in majority runoff elections: Evidence from Louisiana22
Local candidates and voter mobilization: Evidence from historical two-round elections in Norway22
The path from trade to right-wing populism in Europe21
Campaign trial heats as electoral information: Evidence from the 2004 and 2006 Canadian federal elections21
Where is vote buying effective? Evidence from a list experiment in Kenya19
“Fake news” and the defection of 2012 Obama voters in the 2016 presidential election19
Ideological proximity and valence competition. Negative campaigning through allegation of corruption in the Italian legislative arena from 1946 to 199419
Do voters affect or elect policies? A new perspective, with evidence from the U.S. Senate19
Consideration set models of electoral choice: Theory, method, and application19
Disengaging voters: Do plurality systems discourage the less knowledgeable from voting?19
Is referendum voting distinctive? Evidence from three UK cases19
Who gains from apparentments under D’Hondt?18
The effects of campaign finance spending bans on electoral outcomes: Evidence from the states about the potential impact of Citizens United v. FEC18
Consociationalism and its critics: Evidence from the historic Northern Ireland Assembly election 200718
Responsibility attribution in coalition governments: Evidence from Germany17
Presidential coattails and electoral coordination in multilevel elections: Comparative lessons from Brazil17
From uninformed to informed choices: Voters, pre-election polls and updating16
What is the cost of voting?16
Social pressure, surveillance and community size: Evidence from field experiments on voter turnout16
Terrorism, gender, and the 2016 U.S. presidential election16
The role of partisan cues in voter mobilization campaigns: Evidence from a randomized field experiment16
Survey questions about party competence: Insights from cognitive interviews16
Does electoral competition affect public goods provision in dominant-party regimes? Evidence from Tanzania15
The political cost of taxation: New evidence from German popularity ratings15
The household effect on electoral participation. A contextual analysis of voter signatures from a French polling station (1982–2007)15
Electoral cycles in pork barrel politics: Evidence from South Korea 1989–200814
Does education affect immigration attitudes? Evidence from an education reform14
Does survey mode matter for studying electoral behaviour? Evidence from the 2009 German Longitudinal Election Study14
Punishing without rewards? A comprehensive examination of the asymmetry in economic voting14
Does increasing district magnitude increase the number of parties? Evidence from Spain, 1982–201114
The conditioning role of polarization in U.S. senate election outcomes: A direct-election era & voter-level analysis13
The meaning of elections in transitional democracies: Evidence from Russia and Ukraine13
Pathways to trump: Republican voters in 201613
Building policy scales from manifesto data: A referential content validity approach13
Do local leaders know their voters? A test of guessability in India13
Campaigns, candidate evaluations, and vote choice: Evidence from German federal election campaigns, 1980–200212
The single transferable vote and ethnic conflict: The evidence from Northern Ireland12
The impact of women above the political glass ceiling: Evidence from a Norwegian executive gender quota reform12
The effect of incumbency in national and local elections: Evidence from South Korea12
Strategic voting, information, and ethnicity in emerging democracies: Evidence from Kenya12
How voter mobilization from short text messages travels within households and families: Evidence from two nationwide field experiments12
Ethnic diversity decreases turnout. Comparative evidence from over 650 elections around the world12
Incumbency advantage in multi-member districts: Evidence from congressional elections in Chile12
The distorting effects of racial animus on proximity voting in the 2016 elections12
Persistence and aggregations of survey data over time: from microfoundations to macropersistence11
The fact remains: Party ID moderates how voters respond to economic change11
Moderation or radicalisation? How executive power affects right-wing populists’ satisfaction with democracy11
Do parties respond strategically to opinion polls? Evidence from campaign statements11
Testing sincere versus strategic split-ticket voting at the aggregate level: Evidence from split house–president outcomes, 1900–200411
Comparative election forecasting: Further insights from synthetic models11
Voter reactions to candidate background characteristics depend on candidate policy positions11
Polarization and correct voting in U.S. presidential elections11
The incumbency disadvantage in South Korean National Assembly elections: Evidence from a regression discontinuity approach11
The measurement of electoral competition, with application to Indian states11
Learning who not to vote for: The role of parental socialization in the development of negative partisanship11
How (often) do voters change their consideration sets?11
Bad characters or just more polarization? The rise of extremely negative feelings for presidential candidates10
‘What do we have to lose?’: Local economic decline, prospect theory, and support for Brexit10
Does polarization affect even the inattentive? Assessing the relationship between political sophistication, policy orientations, and elite cues10
Parallel lines? Policy mood in a plurinational democracy10
Does online voting change the outcome? Evidence from a multi-mode public policy referendum9
Assessing (and fixing?) Election Day lines: Evidence from a survey of local election officials9
Generation effects? Evolution of independence–unification views in Taiwan, 1996–20169
Mobilizing different types of voters: The influence of campaign intensity on turnout in direct democratic votes9
Attributing responsibility in devolved contexts. Experimental evidence from the UK9
From polls to votes to seats: Forecasting the 2015 British general election9
Is there an intrinsic duty to vote? Comparative evidence from East and West Germans9
Two strategies for building a personal vote: Personalized representation in the UK and Denmark9
Compared to what? Media-guided reference points and relative economic voting9
What voters want from their parties: Testing the promise-keeping assumption9
Ethnic minority voters in the UK 2015 general election: A breakthrough for the Conservative party?9
Who supports minority rights in popular votes? Empirical evidence from Switzerland9
Socializing Democrats: Examining Asian American vote choice with evidence from a national survey9
The wisdom of crowds design for sensitive survey questions9
Ringing the alarm: The media coverage of the fulfillment of electoral pledges9
From a two-party-plus to a one-party-plus? Ideology, vote choice, and prospects for a competitive party system in Canada8
Social identity and coethnic voting in the Middle East: Experimental evidence from Qatar8
Misleading ballot position cue: Party voting in Korea's nonpartisan local elections8
With a little help from my neighbours: A spatial analysis of the impact of local campaigns at the 2010 British general election8
Random votes under compulsory voting: Evidence from Brazil8
From ideology to performance: Austerity and government defection in the 2014 European Parliament elections8
Populist parties in European Parliament elections: A new dataset on left, right and valence populism from 1979 to 20198
Are 16-year-olds able to cast a congruent vote? Evidence from a “voting at 16” initiative in the city of Ghent (Belgium)8
Do local elections predict the outcome of the next general election? Forecasting British general elections from local election national vote share estimates8
Ethnic heterogeneity and electoral turnout: Evidence from linking neighbourhood data with individual voter data8
Violence, voting & peace: Explaining public support for the peace referendum in Colombia7
The relationship between political attitudes and political participation: Evidence from monozygotic twins in the United States, Sweden, Germany, and Denmark7
From the parish to the polling booth: Evolution and interpretation of the political gender gap in Italy, 1968–20067
Measuring bias: Moving from two-party to three-party elections7
Candidate competition and strategic coordination: evidence from four early Norwegian elections7
Is compulsory voting habit-forming? Regression discontinuity evidence from Brazil7
The leaky pipeline and sacrificial lambs: Gender, candidate nomination, and district assignment in South Korea's national legislative elections7
From opinions to policies: Examining the links between citizens, representatives, and policy change7
Economic globalisation, the perceived room to manoeuvre of national governments, and electoral participation: Evidence from the 2001 British General Election7
Does ticket-splitting decrease the accuracy of recalled previous voting? Evidence from three German panel surveys7
How representative are referendums? Evidence from 20 years of Swiss referendums7
Which kind of political campaign messages do people perceive as election pledges?7
Religious voting and moral traditionalism: The moderating role of party characteristics7
Turnout and weather disruptions: Survey evidence from the 2012 presidential elections in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy7
Estimating the potential impact of nonvoters on outcomes of parliamentary elections in proportional systems with an application to German national elections from 1949 to 20097
Exploring uniformity and variability in local electoral outcomes: Some evidence from English local elections 1985–19917
Measures and votes: Party performance under free list proportional representation with evidence from Ecuador7
Deviations from proportionality and survival in new parliamentary democracies7
An analysis of the changing social bases of America's political parties: Group support in the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections7