Feldstudie zur Wahlbeteiligung bei der Wiener Landtags- und Gemeinderatswahl 2015

Translated title of the contribution: Field study on Electoral turnout in the Viennese regional and municipality election 2015

Kathrin Thomas, Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik, Dominic Nyhuis, David Johann

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Abstract

In most western democracies, voter turnout is in the past declined significantly (Blais 2000, Franklin 2004). This trend is also in Austria (Aichholzer et al 2014, Kritzinger et al., 2013). Next democratic problems of legitimacy that occur through low voter turnout Declining turnout can also have significant consequences for that Government action and the resulting policy outcomes (Fowler 2013). It is therefore a central issue for political science research, such as the Voters can be moved to participate in elections.
Original languageGerman
PublisherUniversity of Vienna
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Thomas, K., Ennser-Jedenastik, L., Nyhuis, D., & Johann, D. (2016). Feldstudie zur Wahlbeteiligung bei der Wiener Landtags- und Gemeinderatswahl 2015. University of Vienna.