Looking at the last election results in Bulgaria please discuss the model provided by A. Downs on voter’s and party choices.
To do so:
1. Reflect critically on the Downs spacial model of political behaviour. Summarise the main argument and provide your critical take on the two articles.
2. Look at the parties that have run in the last elections (above 4% of votes) and try to come up with a left/right explanation of their positioning.
3. Do you think the model helps us understand voter’s and party behaviou