Gabriel S. Lenz is Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, E53-463, Cambridge, MA 02139 (email@example.com). Chappell Lawson is Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, E53-439, Cambridge, MA 02139 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Looking the Part: Television Leads Less Informed Citizens to Vote Based on Candidates’ Appearance
Article first published online: 4 APR 2011
©2011, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 55, Issue 3, pages 574–589, July 2011
How to Cite
Lenz, G. S. and Lawson, C. (2011), Looking the Part: Television Leads Less Informed Citizens to Vote Based on Candidates’ Appearance. American Journal of Political Science, 55: 574–589. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00511.x
We thank Mike Myers, Monica Kahn, and Peter Krzywicki for research assistance. We are also grateful to Steve Ansolabehere, Adam Berinsky, Larry Bartels, Andrea Campbell, Antony Fowler, Eitan Hersh, Seth Hill, Orit Kedar, Krista Loose, Tali Mendelberg, Jas Sekhon, Erik Snowberg, Jim Snyder, Byung Kwon Song, Alex Todorov, Chris Wendt, John Zaller, and Adam Ziegfeld for helpful suggestions and to Alex Todorov, Jim Snyder, and Seth Hill for generously sharing data.
- Issue published online: 5 JUL 2011
- Article first published online: 4 APR 2011
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