Title:Issue congruence across legislative terms : examining the democratic party mandate in the European Parliament Author(s):ARNOLD, Christine; SAPIR, Eliyahu V.Date:2013Citation:
- West European politics, 2013, Vol. 36, No. 6 SI, pp. 1292-1308
Type:ArticleAbstract:Much of the empowerment of the European Parliament over the years is due to its special role in providing a bridge connecting the public's policy preferences on the one hand, and the legislative behaviour of elected officials ...
Title:Why bother campaigning? : campaign effectiveness in the 2009 European Parliament elections Author(s):SUDULICH, Maria Laura; WALL, Matthew; FARRELL, David M.Date:2013Citation:
- Electoral studies, 2013, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 768-778
Type:ArticleAbstract:This paper explores the effectiveness of European Parliament candidates' campaigns. We analyze the relationship between candidates' spending and their likelihood of success, controlling for a range of relevant co-varying ...