The Myth of the Independent Voter


 expand section1—  Partisanship and Independence
 expand section2—  Partisan Shifts among Blacks and Southerners
 expand section3—  The Civic Virtue of Partisans and Independents
  4—  How Independents Vote
 expand section5—  Partisans or Independents?
 expand section6—  Age, Education, and Dealignment
 expand section7—  Issues and Dealignment
 expand section8—  Alienation and Independence
 expand section9—  Alternatives
 expand section10—  Conclusions

 expand sectionAppendix—  Items in the National Election Studies Alienation Indexes
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