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Competing Motives in the Partisan MindHow Loyalty and Responsiveness Shape Party Identification and Democracy$

Eric Groenendyk

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199969807

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969807.001.0001

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Competing Motives in the Partisan Mind
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Table A5.1. Exploratory Factor Analysis of Attitude Priming Questions

Component 1

Component 2

Republican Feeling Thermometer

−.403

.832

Trust Republican Party

−.319

.886

Approve of Republicans in Congress

−.200

.816

Democratic Feeling Thermometer

.828

−.410

Trust Democratic Party

.931

−.277

Approve of Democrats in Congress

.806

−.235

Eigenvalue

4.21

1.09

Variance Explained

70.14%

18.23%

Note. Eigenvalue cutoffs were set to 1.0 (Kaiser’s rule). Cattel’s scree test yields the same number of factors, as indicated by the Eigenvalues. Extractions were based on principal axis factoring with varimax rotation.

Table A5.2. Exploratory Factor Analysis of Emotion Items

Component 1

Component 2

Enthusiasm—Republican Party

.549

−.574

Hope—Republican Party

.577

−.602

Anger—Democratic Party

.896

−.095

Afraid—Democratic Party

.861

−.283

Frustrated—Democratic Party

.852

−.113

Enthusiasm—Democratic Party

−.743

.495

Hope—Democratic Party

−.715

.491

Anger—Republican Party

−.138

.923

Afraid—Republican Party

−.274

.822

Frustrated—Republican Party

−.154

.826

Eigenvalue

6.34

1.70

Variance Explained

63.36%

16.97%

Note. Eigenvalue cutoffs were set to 1.0 (Kaiser’s rule). Cattel’s scree test yields the same number of factors, as indicated by the Eigenvalues. Extractions were based on principal axis factoring with varimax rotation.

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Table A5.3. Moderating Effect of Attitudes on the Relationship between Attitude Priming and Party Identification Among Republicans

N = 118

B

(SE)

N = 118

B

(SE)

Republican Party Prime

−.194

(.286)

−.392

(.311)

Democratic Party Prime

−.706**

(.294)

−.886*

(.511)

Attitudes Toward Republican Party

.593

(.394)

Attitudes Toward Democratic Party

−.839*

(.461)

Republican Party Prime*Attitudes Toward Republican Party

−.434

(.629)

Democratic Party Prime*Attitudes Toward Democratic Party

−.128

(.718)

Party Identification (t1)

1.40***

(.169)

1.28***

(.185)

Cut 1

−.627 (.484)

−.428 (.604)

Cut 2

.061 (.375)

.301 (.504)

Cut 3

1.63 (.366)

1.76 (.493)

Cut 4

2.92 (.414)

3.10 (.536)

Note. Results were obtained using ordered probit regression. The table reports probit coefficients (B) and the standard errors (SE) associated with these coefficients.

(***) p 〈 .01,

(**) p 〈 .05,

(*) p 〈 .10