Masaaki Higashijima (Tohoku University), Naoki Shimizu, Hidekuni Washida, Yuki Yanai, “Structures of Contention and Mass Reactions to Election Timing Maneuvering: Evidence from a Conjoint Experiment in Japan”

U.S. EST: March 3 (Thu), 8 – 9 PM JST: March 4 (Fri), 10 – 11 AM NOTE: Registration required! Link. Paper TBA. Abstract: This paper explores when election timing maneuvering undermines procedural fairness of democratic elections. In parliamentary democracies, incumbents opportunistically time elections. In theorizing about how election timing manipulation affects mass perceptions of electoral […]