Collectie SPAARNESTAD PHOTO/NA/Anefo/Kroon

Political Representation: Linking Citizens and Representatives

Collectie SPAARNESTAD PHOTO/NA/Anefo/Kroon

Political Representation: Linking Citizens and Representatives

The policy link between voters and politicians has been a central issue in politics for quite some time. My work focuses on the quality of this policy link: are representatives doing what people want?

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Tom Louwerse
Assistant Professor

Publications

(2014). Keeping promises: VAAs and political representation. In: D. Garzia & S. Marschall (Eds.) Matching Voters with Parties and Candidates, pp. 197-216.

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(2014). Verkiezingsbeloften: een verouderd ritueel? [Election promises: an obsolete ritual?]. In: Sarah L. de Lange, Monique Leyenaar and Pieter de Jong (eds). Politieke partijen: nodig of overbodig?, pp. 99-110, Den Haag: Raad voor het Openbaar Bestuur..

PDF Project

(2012). Political parties and the democratic mandate. Comparing Collective mandate fulfilment in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.. PhD dissertation Universiteit Leiden (255 pp.) (Wöhrmann Print Service). Prom./coprom.: prof. dr R.B. Andeweg & dr H. Pellikaan..

PDF Dataset Project

(2011). The Spatial Approach to the Party Mandate. Parliamentary Affairs 64(3), 425-447.

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Talks

The relationship between politicians and citizens is at the core of representative democracy, but any number of organizations desire …