Authors Stefanie Bailer (PI) , Simon Hug (PI) , Tobias Schulz , Sarah Bütikofer Lachat

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Abstract Despite the central role of the Swiss parliament and its members in political decision-making, we know only little about what determines the latter's decisions when voting on bills. Drawing on both theoretical and empirical work carried out in other contexts, mostly in the United States, our study wishes to answer two main questions: - what is the respective role of personal political preferences, party pressure, and constituency preferences in explaining the voting decisions of members of p... >>