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Addressing Europe’s democratic deficit:An experimental evaluation of the pan-European district proposal
Damien Bol (University of Montreal), André Blais (University of Montreal), Sona N. Golder (Penn State University), Philipp Harfst (University of Greifswald), Jean-François Laslier (Paris School of Economics), Laura Stephenson (University of Western Ontario), and Karine van der Straeten (Toulouse School of Economics).



What type of Europe? The salience of Europe in EP elections reconsidered
Daniela Braun, University of Munich
Swen Hutter, European University Institute
Alena Kerscher, University of Munich

The role of partisanship in governing turnout at EP elections
Mark N. Franklin, EUI

The Spitzenkandidaten campaigns in 2014: assessing the importance of information and news exposure for preference formation of voters
Katjana Gatterman, University of Amsterdam
Claes H. De Vreese, University of Amsterdam
Wouter van der Brug, University of Amsterdam

The Council’s Congruence with the European Citizens
Nathalie Giger, University of Geneva
Zoe Lefkofridi, University of Salzburg

Slovakia and the turnout conundrum

Oľga Gyárfášová, Comenius University, Bratislava
Karen Henderson, Comenius University, Bratislava

Fleeing the Centre: The Rise of Challenger Parties in the Aftermath of the Euro Crisis
Sara B Hobolt, London School of Economics
James Tilley, University of Oxford

Attributing blame?
Evidence from multilevel governments in Europe

Sandra León, University of York
Ignacion Juradoy, University of York
Amuitz Garmendia Madariaga, Binghamton University

Gender Differences in the Use of New Technologies: Candidates’ campaigning in comparative perspective
Maarja Lühiste, Universty of Leicester
Laura Sudulich, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Electoral Euroscepticism, turnout and the economic crisis: evidence from a 108-elections panel study across Europe.
Francesco Nicoli, Università di Trento

Contextual Political Information and Timing of Vote Decision

Lilach Nir, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Economic voting in European Parliament elections in the ‘bail-out’ countries
Martin Okolikj, University College Dublin,
Stephen Quinlan, GESIS, Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim

Contextual factors and electoral support for radical left parties in Western Europe
Luis Ramiro, University of Leicester
Raúl Gómez, University of Liverpool
Laura Morales, University of Leicester

Polarizing Without Politicizing: The Effect of Lead Candidates’ Campaigns on Perceptions of the EU Democracy
Robert Rohrschneider, The University of Kansas
Hermann Schmitt, Universities of Manchester and Mannheim
Sebastian Adrian Popa, University of Mannheim

Euroscepticism and Turnout in the 2014 EP elections
Constantin Schäfer, University of Mannheim
Marc Debus, University of Mannheim

Habituating to the New Normal in a Post-earthquake Party System: the 2014 European Election in Greece
Eftichia Teperoglou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Emmanouil Tsatsanis, University Institute of Lisbon (CIES-IUL)

Authoritarianism and Support for the Radical Right
Erik R. Tillman, DePaul University

The “nationalization of EU politics” vs the “Europeanization of national politics” in EU elections: A comparative analysis of Germany, Italy and Spain
Mariano Torcal, University Pompeu Fabra
Toni Rodón, University Pompeu Fabra

European Integration and the Vote in EP Elections in Times of Crisise
Ilke Toygür, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

Patterns of party competition – analytical approach, EU-wide comparison and database

Cees van der Eijk, University of Nottingham

Three dimensions of vote choice: To what extent does the European level replicate the national vote dimensions?
Steven van Hauwaert, Catholic University of Leuven
Pierre Baudewyns, Catholic University of Leuven

Towards convergence in times of crisis? Assessing opinion congruence between voters and parties in eight EU elections
Sofia Vasilopoulou, University of York
Katjana Gattermann, University of Amsterdam

The backbone of democracy: electoral availability and European elections

Federico Vegetti, Central European University
Cristiano Vezzoni, Università degli Studi di Trento
Paolo Segatti, Università degli Studi di Milano

Policy Positions in the Eyes of the Beholder:
Voters’ Understanding of Parties’ Positions on the left/right and on European Integration

Christopher Williams, MZES, University of Mannheim
Christine Arnold, Maastricht University