We thank the National Science Foundation for research support (SES-0962802). We wish to thank Jon Eguia, our discussant at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association meeting in Chicago, and Salvatore Nunnari, who offered helpful suggestions on earlier drafts. The article has benefited from comments by the referees and the editor. We also are grateful for comments and suggestions from participants of the 2008 BBVA conference on the Political Economy of Democracy at Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, where we first presented an early, incomplete draft of this article. A short version of that draft, without any proofs, appeared in a collection of the papers presented at the conference.
Candidate Entry and Political Polarization: An Antimedian Voter Theorem
Version of Record online: 18 JUN 2013
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American Journal of Political Science
Volume 58, Issue 1, pages 127–143, January 2014
How to Cite
Großer, J. and Palfrey, T. R. (2014), Candidate Entry and Political Polarization: An Antimedian Voter Theorem. American Journal of Political Science, 58: 127–143. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12032
- Issue online: 2 JAN 2014
- Version of Record online: 18 JUN 2013
- National Science Foundation. Grant Number: SES-0962802
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• Proof of Lemma 1
• Proof of Proposition 1 (Symmetric entry equilibria)
• Proof of Proposition 2 (Comparative statics)
• Proof of Proposition 3 (Large communities)
• Proof of Proposition 4 (Directional information aboutcandidates' ideal points)
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