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Index abstention, 47-55 adoption of direct democracy, 4-5 aggregate opinion and economic condtions California, 74-79 Michigan, 74-79 Amendment 1 (voting requirements and taxes), 72-74, 100, 101. See also Proposition 170 Amendment 6 (sales taxes and education ), 101-2. See also Propositions 98 and 172 Amendment 7 (school vouchers), 95-99. See also Proposition 174 auto insurance initiatives (Propositions 100, 101, 103, 104, 106),37-38,45, 61,156-59 availability of information on ballot propositions, 37-39, 56-58, 128 awareness of propositions, 149-54 and spending, 159, 162 ballot length, impact of, 48-49 ballot pamphlet, 50-55, 65 as source of information, 56-58 Banducci,S., 18,45, 117, 118, 119, 131, 133, 148 Banfield, E., 86 Bartels, L., 32, 34, 168, 169 Beard, C., 9, 11, 12 Big Green (Proposition 128),72, 110 "Big Money," impact of, 147-49 bondmeasures, 50-52,111,113-14 Bowler, S., 34, 55, 69, 93 Brody, R., 29, 55, 67-68 Cain, B., 167 campaigns, 14-17 and awareness of propositions, 150-51, 154 limits to impact of, 160-62 mediating impact of education and, 152 providing information, 36 spending, 14-15, 147-49 spending on media, 159-61 Campbell, H., 19 Canadian constitutional referendum, 19, 109-10 Citrin, J., 103 competing propositions, 17-18 contested campaigns, 145-46, 149 costs and benefits of propositions distribution of, 86-87, 156 "fish bills" and, 119-20, 122-25 institutional changes and, 95, 99-100, 132 logrolls and, 108, 110-17 observability of, and voting, 105 self-interest and, 89-93,94,97-102 Converse, P., 21-22, 40, 67 Cottrell, E., 16 counter propositions, 117-26 critique of direct democracy, 7-8, 10-11,19-20,25,41-42,167 Croly, H., 10-11 Cronin, T., 4, 9, 20, 26 Crouch, w., 109 cues "free" cues, 149 lack of cues, 31, 70 taking, 37-39, 58-65, 67-68, 169 Cushman, H., 12 195 196 Index Dahl, R., 23 democratic theory and direct democracy, 170-73 Donovan, T., 34, 55, 69, 93 Downs, A., 44, 48 drop off, 47-55 "Drunkards' search," 34 Eaton, A., 9 economic activity and the vote, 92, 124-26,148 economic voting, 67-83 in state elections, 71 education level of voters heuristics and, 29-30 impact of, 63-65, 82-83, 94, 114-15, 151-52,156-58 impact of campaign spending and, 152-53, 156-57, 158-59 mediating impact of, 74, 103-4 response to information demands and, 47-48 use of economic evaluations and, 73 use of information and, 56-58, 67-68,70 endorsements, 37-39, 58-65, 66, 153 influence of, 62-65 fair housing legislation, 25-26 fish bills (Oregon 1908),8, 118-26 Foley, Tom, 143-44 Gann, P., 2, 91 geographical spending, 155-59 geographical voting, 127. See also Prohibition; logrolling; fish bills Gerber, E., 33, 37,154 Greenstein, E, 25, 86 Hahn, H., 86 Haynes, G., 12, 18 heuristics, 29-30 history of direct democracy, 4-5, 8-12, 14-17 ideology, 66, 74, 88,98-100,158 distributional issues and, 100-101 education and, 57, 74 impact of, 39-41, 133, 163 See also self interest information availability of, 37-39, 56-58, 128 demands placed on voters, 50-51 impact of, 60-61, 97-102,105-6, 118, 141 lack of, 27-28, 31 sources of, 55-65 information shortcuts. See also cues; endorsements ; self-interest economic conditions, 77, 80-81 economic evaluations, 72-73 education and, 74, 103 instrumental criteria, 85, 86-91, 96-97,145 risk aversion; 69-70 status quo as benchmark, 36, 85, 132 voter perception of information demands ,45-48 voting no as shortcut, 66, 68, 82, 117 instrumental evaluations, 36 Initiative 553 (term limits), 150-51. See also Propositions 131 and 140 Jarvis, Howard, 91 Jervis, R., 34, 70 Kahneman, D., 34, 35 Kamieniecki, S., 86 Karp, J., 131, 133, 142, 143, 145, 169 Key, V. 0., II, 15, 22-23, 109 Lau, R., 69 learning, 36-38, 140, 143-46, 153 logroll, 18, 107-28 appeal to minorities, 111-12 distributive logroll, 18, 110-15 inverted logroll, 108-9 multiple subjects, 108-9 voter response to, 115-17 Lowenstein, D., 108, 109, 110, 147, 148 Lupia, A., 18,32,33,37-38,43,45,55, 61,87,133,134,154,159 Magleby, D., 5, 6, 26, 43, 44, 50, 54, 58, 109, 148, 153 McMcFadden v. Jordan, 110 minorities and direct democracy, 111...

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9780472023349
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9780472087150
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665834046
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216
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2012-01-01
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English
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