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Who Is the Mexican Voter?

Alejandro Moreno

in The Oxford Handbook of Mexican Politics

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780195377385
Published online May 2012 | | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195377385.013.0024

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 Who Is the Mexican Voter?

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This article describes the Mexican voter, both as an individual and as a collective electorate. The description is based on the growing literature on Mexican electoral behavior that has evolved since the mid-1990s. The description also includes demographic and attitudinal traits and behavioral characteristics. The article also includes data that show the increasing electoral competition in Mexico, the collective trends in electoral participation, and the changes in composition and size of the electorate.

Keywords: Mexican voter; collective electorate; electoral behavior; demographic traits; attitudinal traits; behavioral characteristics; electoral competition; electoral participation; electorate

Article.  12165 words. 

Subjects: Politics ; Comparative Politics

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