We thank the Institute of Governmental Affairs (IGA) at the University of California, Davis for generously funding this study. We are grateful to Fred Boehmke, John Bullock, Scott Gartner, Ben Highton, Bob Huckfeldt, Brad Jones, Jon Krosnick, Justin Levitt, Jeff Milyo, John Scott, and Walt Stone for valuable feedback. We also received helpful comments from participants in the IGA Policy Watch seminar and the Public Opinion Workshop at the University of California, Davis, the Political Psychology Research Group at Stanford, and the Social and Personality Psychology Workshop in the Psychology Department at the University of California, Davis. Data and replication files can be found at the AJPS Data Archive on Dataverse (http://dvn.iq.harvard.edu/dvn/dv/ajps).
Informing the Electorate? How Party Cues and Policy Information Affect Public Opinion about Initiatives
Article first published online: 6 SEP 2013
©2013, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 58, Issue 1, pages 48–62, January 2014
How to Cite
Boudreau, C. and MacKenzie, S. A. (2014), Informing the Electorate? How Party Cues and Policy Information Affect Public Opinion about Initiatives. American Journal of Political Science, 58: 48–62. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12054
- Issue published online: 2 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 6 SEP 2013
- Institute of Governmental Affairs (IGA) at the University of California, Davis
Disclaimer: Supplementary materials have been peer-reviewed but not copyedited.
Survey Question Wording
Coding of Independent Variables
First Difference Estimates of Effects of Party Cues and Policy Information
Results for Democratic versus Republican Respondents
Ordinary Least Squares Model and First Difference Estimates
Ordered Logit Model and First Difference Estimates
Logit Model with Survey Weights
Predicted and Actual Change in Support for Individual Initiatives
Public Support for Individual Initiatives
Analysis of Order Effects
Political Knowledge Measure and Nature of Sample
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