Non-Traditional Candidates and Social Desirability Effects
*Note: study information below is based on a previous version of codebook, which included mislabeled conditions. Data folder contains only correctly updated version of codebook.
Sample size: 1100
Field period: 08/02/2012-10/24/2012
Offering individuals a chance to explain their choice affects willingness to select a non-traditional candidate.
Structure of choice question
Rate of choice
We find that changing the structure of the choice question affects the rate at which individuals choose non-traditional candidates for national office.