PARTISAN PRIMING HAS SIGNIFICANT EFFECT ON VOTERS’ OPINIONS OF JUSTICES
January 29, 2019
Partisan priming has large and significant effects on low-information voters, but few effects on high-information voters. Low-information voters move to their partisan corners when primed with the partisan label of the President who appointed a given Justice. Priming voters with the partisan label of the President who appointed Justices lowers faith in the neutrality of the Court overall.