Articles by Christina Gahn

February 12, 2024

How powerful are polls in influencing election outcomes?

Christina Gahn
Werner Krause and Christina Gahn argue that we need to pay more attention to how the media communicates the results of opinion polls to the public. Reporting methodological details, such as margins of error, can alter citizens’ vote choices on election day. This has important implications for elections around the globe
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Christina Gahn
Research and Teaching Fellow, University of Vienna / PhD Candidate, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Christina's research interests include political parties and party competition, electoral campaigns and political communication.

In her dissertation, she studies political targeting and tailoring in multi-party democracies in Europe.

Her work has been published in the European Journal of Political Research and in Party Politics.

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