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Revista Psicologia Política

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BRUSSINO, Silvina; ALONSO, Daniela  and  DREIZIK, Matías. Political psychology of voting behavior: 2011 presidential election in Argentina. Rev. psicol. polít. [online]. 2013, vol.13, n.28, pp. 453-470. ISSN 1519-549X.

With the interest of analyze the voting intentions of citizens of Cordoba, Argentina, the present study aimed to compare the main variables: political ideology, authoritarianism, social-emotional climate, institutional trust, affective intensity, political efficacy, political interest and political knowledge of citizens groups defined according to their intention to vote for presidential candidates in the elections held in October 2011. This study was conducted with a sample of 350 people between 18 and 65 years old. The results showed significant differences in relation to the different variables studied in the groups identified according to their electoral choice.

Keywords : Political Participation; Voting Behavior; Political Psychology; Political Culture; Citizenship.

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