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coat·tails ef·fect

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  1. coattails effectnoun

    (politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same political party

    "he counted on the coattails effect to win him the election"


  1. coattails effect

    The coattails effect refers to the tendency for a popular political party leader to attract votes for other candidates of the same party in an election. This effect can result in increased success for other candidates in the party, as they "ride on the coattails" of their more popular colleague. It's an idea particularly relevant in two-party systems, such as the United States, where the popularity of presidential candidates can have a significant impact on the success of other party members in concurrent local, state, or congressional elections.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coattails effect in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coattails effect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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