Analyses | Public administration and legal system | 2016-02-27 | HKET

Voters’ choice: Is the ballot for stance or ability?



How do voters pick their Mr or Miss Right? The Centre’s weekly analysis examines two kinds of electoral behaviour theory. One indicates that voters tend to favour the candidate who holds views closest to themselves on issues; Another theory suggests voters believe in competency – their votes go to the one who can handle generally agreed and pressing issues.

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