Thursday, July 24, 2008
The ideology of voters, congressmembers, and senators
House members and senators’ positions are estimated based on their votes in Congress. Voters’ positions are estimated based on some survey questions where people were asked their views on a number of issues that had also been voted on in Congress. As you can see, elected representatives are generally more extreme than voters.
Posted by Robin Varghese at 06:13 PM | Permalink