DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.10
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Abstract: Linkages between personality traits and voter turnout (N = 555) in Kyrgyz Republic were assessed using on an online survey testing for the Five Factor Model (FFM) of personality, crossed checked against the Central Elections Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic's voter participation database. Contrary to the existing literature, our findings suggest that there is no universal personality trait that is responsible for election participation. We find that electoral contexts determine the personality types interested…

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