It's the economy, stupid! But which economy is most important to win a national election?

The national economy
19% (9 votes)
The regional/local economy
81% (39 votes)
Total votes: 48
Learning objectives: 
Understanding the role of regional policy for office-seeking leaders.
Understanding the importance of the economy for the re-election chances of incumbents.
Understanding the concept of targeting as applied to public policy.
Understanding the territorial division of political system in constituencies.
Understanding selectorate theory and the concept of a minimum-winning coalition.
Understanding the concept of swing states in the American political system
Understanding the territorial division of the Brexit referendum vote.
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