Polarization and Moderates in the American Political Aggregate
It is widely accepted that polarization is occurring in America. However, the exact nature and extent of this polarization is constantly in question. Empirical research has returned results ranging from practical denial to full support to case specific. The examination of polarization in the mass public creates an image of the moderate voter who varies little from the center but is presented only with polarized choices. This project will review the evidence previously put forth on elite polarization and the trickle-down effect with the masses. It will also establish the difference between ...
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