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Ballot Layout Effects in the 1995 Elections of the Brussels' Government


  • Geys, Benny
  • Heyndels, Bruno


Analysing data for the 1995 Regional Elections in Brussels we show how the layout of the ballot affects voting behaviour as reflected by the candidates' preferential votes. We discuss how this special case of Ballot Position Effects can be reconciled with existing models of (expressive) voting. Copyright 2003 by Kluwer Academic Publishers

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  • Geys, Benny & Heyndels, Bruno, 2003. "Ballot Layout Effects in the 1995 Elections of the Brussels' Government," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 116(1-2), pages 147-164, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:116:y:2003:i:1-2:p:147-64

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    1. John Regan, 2012. "Ballot order effects : an analysis of Irish general elections," Working Papers 201216, School of Economics, University College Dublin.

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