Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

Electoral consequences of party leader portrayal in the media

Political Science

26Jan2018 14:00 - 15:00

PhD defence ceremony

There is scholarly consensus that the public’s perceptions of party leaders has a substantial impact on the outcomes of democratic elections. Loes Aaldering investigated this relationship in detail. She looked at how the media describe party leaders in terms of their character traits and how these mediated leadership images impacted voters in determining their party preferences.

L. Aaldering: Images with Impact. The Electoral Consequences of Party Leader Portrayal in the Media


Prof. T.W.G. van der Meer

Prof. W. van der Brug


Prof. R. Vliegenthart


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