The Theory of Conditional Retrospective Voting: Does the Presidential Record Matter Less in Open-Seat Elections?
This research tests the idea that retrospective voting in presidential elections is conditional, that retrospective evaluations are applied more strictly to incumbents seeking election than to in-party candidates (successor candidates) who are not incumbents. Voters may assign only partial credit... Full description
|1st Person:||Campbell, James E.|
|Additional Persons:||Dettrey, Bryan J.; Yin, Hongxing|
in The Journal of Politics Vol. 72, No. 4 (2010), p. 1083-1095
|Type of Publication:||Article|