Learning Objectives

  • What determines the party an individual votes for.

  • Why political parties hold similar policy proposals on some issues and differ on others.

  • The electoral strategy of adopting the "median voter's" preference.

  • The electoral advantage of parties in government versus those in the opposition.

  • How some people can become "identified" with a party.

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