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PSCI-4224 01/10/2007 12:05:00 Median Voter Theorem Black’s Theorem The Median Voter Party Behavior and the MVT Can plot on graph: Order of preference and number of options. We have  “peak” preferences, displayed in an arc. o E.g. Group wants coffee, need to agree on a time. 9 AM is peak  preference, and where the most preferences cross, we can create the  most effective compromise.
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Unformatted text preview: • Suppose ideology could be drawn on a left-right continuum. o If this is plotted onto a bell curve, there will be one voter who is exactly in the middle. This is the “median voter” • If party A and party B move to the middle, toward the median voter, the situation is right to the third party. 01/10/2007 12:05:00 ← 01/10/2007 12:05:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 4516 taught by Professor Mann during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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