Those with changing preferences on Brexit are the engaged, not the dissatisfied and alienated

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The so-called swing voters are often portrayed as being dissatisfied and disengaged from politics. Germ Janmaat draws from the conclusions of a research paper* on changing preferences on Brexit to challenge that view and shows that the voters that changed their mind on Brexit express a high interest in politics and believe they are better informed than average.

* Changing Preferences for Brexit: Identifying the Groups with Volatile Support for 'Leave' [UCL Institute for Education: Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Sciences. LLAKES Research Paper 65, (2018)]

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The Conversation, 17.08.18: Brexit: yes, constituencies have moved to Remain, and here’s why that could matter
What UK Thinks: EU: Blog, 17.08.18: Is There A New Geography of Brexit?
ESO: In Focus: Brexit - The United Kingdom and the European Union

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