Comparative National Elections Project

  • Mattes, Robert (Co-investigator)
  • Gunther, Richard (Principal Investigator)
  • Beck, Paul (Principal Investigator)
  • Magalhaes, Pedro (Principal Investigator)
  • Moreno, Alejandro (Principal Investigator)

Project: Research

Research Output

  • 11 Chapter
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary
2020

The consequences of partisanship in Africa

Mattes, R. & Kroenke, M., 31 May 2020, Research Handbook on Political Partisanship. Oscarsson, H. & Holmberg, S. (eds.). Cheltenham, UK, p. 368-380 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

The rise of political advertising in a traditional campaign environment: the case of South Africa

Mattes, R. & Glenn, I., 2017, Routledge Handbook of Political Advertising. Holz-Bacha, C. & Just, M. R. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 389-402 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Parties, elections, voters and democracy

Mattes, R., Mujani, S., Liddle, R. W., Shi, T. & Chu, Y., 2016, Voting In Old and New Democracies. Gunther, R., Beck, P., Magalhaes, P. & Moreno, A. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 193-229 37 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

The 2014 election and South African democracy

Mattes, R., 2014, Election 2014 South Africa : The Campaigns, Results and Future Prospects. Southall, R. & Shulz-Herzenberg, C. (eds.). Johannesburg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

Does Ethnicity Determine Support for the Governing Party?

Mattes, R. & Norris, P., 2013, Voting and Democratic Citizenship in Africa. Bratton, M. (ed.). Boulder, Co., p. 41-60 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Political Communications in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Mattes, R. & Glenn, I., 2012, Sage Handbook of Political Communication. Semetko, H. A. & Scammell, M. (eds.). London, p. 494-508 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

The Possibilities of Election Campaigns as Sites of Political Advocacy: South Africa in Comparative Perspective

Mattes, R. & Schreiner, W., 2012, Public Opinion and Interest Group Politics: South Africa’s Missing Links? . Thuynsma, H. (ed.). Pretoria, p. 154-172 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Elections: 1994-2009

Mattes, R., 2011, Encyclopaedia of South Africa. Jacobs, S. & Johnson, K. (eds.). Boulder, Co., p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2005

Voter Information, Government Evaluations and Party Images, 1994-2004

Mattes, R., 2005, Electoral Politics in South Africa: Assessing the First Democratic Decade. Piombo, J. & Nijzink, L. (eds.). London, p. 40-63 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001

Opposition parties and the voters In South Africa’s 1999 election

Mattes, R. & Piombo, J., 2001, In : Democratization. 8, 3, p. 101-128 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Hegemony, dominance or weak opposition? the partisan situation on the eve of South Africa’s second election campaign

Mattes, R., Taylor, H. & Africa, C., 1999, In : Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa. 38, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Judgment and choice in the 1999 South African election

Mattes, R., Taylor, H. & Africa, C., 30 Jun 1999, In : Politikon. 26, 2, p. 235-247 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Public Opinion and Voter Preferences, 1994-1999

Mattes, R., Taylor, H. & Africa, C., 1999, Election '99 South Africa: From Mandela to Mbeki. Reynolds, A. (ed.). Cape Town

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1998

Race, ethnicity and voting behavior

Mattes, R. & Gouws, A., 31 Aug 1998, Elections and Conflict Management in Africa. Sisk, T. D. & Reynolds, A. (eds.). Washington DC, p. 119-142 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Voters Available: Anyone Want Them?

Mattes, R., 1998, SA Insider—Political Report 1998. Cargill, J. (ed.). Pretoria, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1995

The Election Book: Judgement and Choice in South Africa's 1994 Election

Mattes, R., 31 Jan 1995, Cape Town.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The emerging party system in the new South Africa

Mattes, R. B., Gouws, A. & Kotze, H. J., 1 Jul 1995, In : Party Politics. 1, 3, p. 379-393 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)