Electoral Studies

(The TQCC of Electoral Studies is 17. 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
How partisan affect shapes citizens' perception of the political world43
Does voting rights affect the political maturity of 16- and 17-year-olds? Findings from the 2011 Norwegian voting-age trial43
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
Ballot position and election results: Evidence from a natural experiment38
Strategic coalition voting: Evidence from New Zealand38
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
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
Incumbency advantage and candidate characteristics in open-list proportional representation systems: Evidence from Indonesia23
Who you know: Local party presidents and minority candidate emergence23
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