In words, the ideology of district J'S elected official is a weighted average of the median voter
in district i and the average of median voters
across all of the districts.
Seventh; arranging recall elections when desired by civil society or enough petitioners; Eighth; key political decisions must approximate the wishes of the median voters
and politicians with tendencies to stray too far from the middle of the public opinion, may be denied public office; Ninth; revoking the restrictions imposed on registration of new political parties and Tenth; reinstating graduation as an eligibility condition for future elections.
We can now derive the levels of the insider share [eta] at which these families are median voters
. Recall that the employment states of two members of the same family are assumed to be independent.
This study investigates how US governors use grants from the federal government to pursue their own policy interests to provide benefits to their core constituents, appeal to median voters
, and improve their party's electoral success.
Turning millennials into a generation of libertarian median voters
means winning the battle of ideas.
district design on the representation of district-level median voters
We need to rely on median voters
on matters of collective deliberation, but we need to restrain the median voter
on questions of individual rights.
Public choice theory indicates that successful politicians in such a system will reflect the ideas and values of the median voters
within each of their constituencies.
(15) Frymer describes this dynamic in the context of capture, in which an ideologically peripheral group (Blacks) that overwhelmingly votes for one party (the Democratic Party) is taken for granted by that party while it appeals to median voters
(moderate-to-conservative white voters).
The result is different elections with different median voters
, with primaries determined by median voters
considerably more partisan than in a general election.
(70) The distancing of elected representatives from the median voters
was not the express aim of gerrymandering.