Forget Trump’s temperament and Clinton’s stamina. Voters care less and less about candidates’ personalities
- September 29, 2016
- Martin Watternberg, poli sci, via The Washington Post, Sept. 29, 2016
Martin Wattenberg, professor of political science at the University of California,
Irvine, [writes]: In a new paper, I show that over the last 60 years, presidential
candidates’ personal attributes have actually become less important to voters and
less correlated with election outcomes. So, what really matters? Policy, group affiliations
For the full story, please visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/09/29/voters-dont-care-about-trumps-and-clintons-personalities/.
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