Public Choice

, Volume 116, Issue 1–2, pp 147–164 | Cite as

Ballot Layout Effects in the 1995 Elections of the Brussels' Government

  • Benny Geys
  • Bruno Heyndels


Analysing data for the 1995 Regional Elections in Brussels weshow how the layout of the ballot affects voting behaviour asreflected by the candidates' preferential votes. We discusshow this special case of Ballot Position Effects can bereconciled with existing models of (expressive) voting.


Public Finance Position Effect Vote Behaviour Preferential Vote Regional Election 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benny Geys
    • 1
  • Bruno Heyndels
    • 1
  1. 1.Vrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselBelgium

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