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Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383

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

In part (a) of the accompanying figure, the distribution of voters is skewed to the left; in part (b), the distribution is skewed neither left nor right; and in part (c), it is skewed right. Assuming a two-person race for each distribution, will the candidate who wins the election in (a) hold different positions from the candidates who win the elections in (b) and (c)? Explain your answer.

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Probability of winning in election.

Explanation

The figure shows the distribution of voters.

In Figure (1), the horizontal axis indicates the two spectra and the vertical axis represents number of voters. In Panel (a), the distribution of voters is skewed leftward. In Panel (b), it is neither skewed to both sides and in Panel (c), the distribution of voters skewed to the right...

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