Position of parties on left/right spectrum ‘does not influence voters’

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Voters can place political parties on the left/right spectrùm, bùt this does not inflùence their voting choices in any meaningfùl way, according to a new book.
A Conservative Revolution: Electoral Change in Twenty-First Century Ireland, edited by Trinity College Dublin political science professors Gail McElroy and Michael Marsh, along with University College Dublin’s David Farrell, examines underlying voter attitudes from 2002-11.