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Lithuanian national electoral study (2012–2014)

Duration
2012 03 01–2014 05 31

Project idea

Project goal - to build the empirical and methodological foundation for long-term systemic Lithuanian people's political behavior research to determine the Lithuanian public political behavior characteristics and factors in 2012, as well as summarize their transformation during the 20-year period of multiparty elections in Lithuania during the election process.

During the time of the project for the first time systematic insights will be made onto the Lithuanian population’s 20 years of electoral behavior trends and their transformation assumptions placed empirical and methodological foundation for long-term systemic Lithuanian people's political behavior research and international comparative studies (the voter database) in 2012 election analysis to test new methods of Lithuania (Panel Survey). The study seeks to determine whether and to what extent the Lithuanian citizens’ electoral behavior is possible to interpret on the basis of party identification and whether social, economic voting, voting problematic theories of the impact of citizens' preferences makes strategic political communication.