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Roger A. Arnold
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13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383
Textbook Problem

Suppose that three major candidates—A, B, and C—are running for president of the United States and that the distribution of voters is that shown in Exhibit 1. Two of the candidates—A and B—are currently viewed as right of the median voter, and C is viewed as left of the median voter. Is it possible to predict which candidate is the most likely to win?

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There are three candidates A, B and C, for the presidential election. Candidates A and B are at the right side of the median voter. That means they are competing for the same group of voters. Hence, votes may split to candidates A and B and candidate C is most likely to win in the election...

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