Opinion6 - Monday, September 20 POLS4510 PUBLIC OPINION AND...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Monday, September 20 http://emwilk.myweb.uga.edu/POLS4510.html POLS4510 – PUBLIC OPINION AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY (20597) Party Identification Myth of the Independent Polarization
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Myth of the “Independent” Independent leaners behave like weak partisans Similar in: Political efficacy Interest in politics Political awareness Likelihood to vote Political engagement Voting behavior
Background image of page 2
Strength of partisanship: Strong Weak Leaners Pure Ind. Observed Awareness Very High 27% 16% 17% 8% Fairly High 33% 29% 33% 20% Average 30% 36% 32% 40% Fairly Low 9% 17% 14% 21% Very Low 1% 2% 4% 11% 100% 100% 100% 100% (n) (352) (289) (298) (97) Levels of Awareness: Independents vs partisans, 2004 NES Study Effects of Partisanship on Awarness
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Strength of partisanship: Strong Weak Leaners Pure Ind. Know House Majority 66% 52% 56% 36% Know Senate Majority 59% 50% 50% 30% Know Hastert's Office 17% 9% 9% 3% Know Rehnquist's Office 35% 29% 30% 18% Know Blair's Office 71% 63% 68% 47% PCT. Answering Correctly Partisanship and Political Knowledge Levels of Awareness: Independents vs partisans, 2004 NES Study
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 14

Opinion6 - Monday, September 20 POLS4510 PUBLIC OPINION AND...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online