Response scales in Voting Advice Applications: Do different designs produce different outcomes?
Voting Advice Applications represent popular election campaign tools in many countries, enabling voters to discover which party or candidate provides the best match with their political preferences. Political scientists Martin Rosema (University of Twente) and Tom Louwerse (Leiden University) examine the effects of design choices on these tools by focusing on the response scale that is used to measure the policy positions of parties and voters.
- Martin Rosema & Tom Louwerse
- 24 October 2016
- Policy & Internet