People don’t carefully evaluate links for accuracy and that partisanship may be secondary to the rush of getting a lot of likes on social media.
Election Science articles
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Many experienced reduced sleep quality, higher stress, negative emotions, and more alcohol during the 2020 election period.
New research shows how the communities that are most heavily policed are pushed away from… having a say in changing policy.
In more than 20 countries, voter turnout data is unavailable from official sources or the Election Management Body online.
Sharing personal experiences and pairing them with facts reduces political dehumanization and increases political tolerance.
Differential mobilization effects of even large digital advertising campaigns in presidential elections are likely to be modest.
A review of 2020 Household Pulse Survey data reveals that as an election nears, people in [America] report more depression and anxiety.
COVID-death rates depressed turnout somewhat from 2016 levels, contributed to increased use of mail and early-in-person voting.
How we perceive strangers or the impressions we have about them, particularly their faces, is influenced by political partisanship.
As showcased by the impact of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the extension of voting rights can reduce political violence, study.