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Local conditions and nationalist voting

TitleLocal conditions and nationalist voting
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsLoewen, Peter John, Maxime Heroux-Legault, and Carolina de Miguel
Conference NameTrue European Voter, Rhodes
Abstract

We examine how three factors underlying support for a French nationalist party in Quebec -- nationalist preferences, leader evaluations, and redistributive preferences -- are conditioned by local context. In particular, we find that the influence of nationalist preferences and leadership evaluations vary according to the share of English speakers in the geographic unit and to the long-term unemployment rate.

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