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Can Information Increase Turnout in the European Parliament Elections? The perks of political conversation for the uninterested


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Title: Can Information Increase Turnout in the European Parliament Elections? The perks of political conversation for the uninterested
Authors: Nyberg, Elin
Issue Date: 6-Feb-2018
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: European Parliament
elections
EU
turnout
voting behaviour
information
media
political interest
Abstract: Direct elections to the European Parliament have been held since 1979 and turnout has steadily decreased with each election. The turnout rates vary considerably between member states, but the overall trend is diminishing participation from the citizens of Europe. It is well established that politically interested citizens vote in larger numbers, but what can influence the not so politically interested to actually turn out to vote? The aim of this thesis is to study if exposure to more informatio... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/55281
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