Explain how a voter’s social class can affect his or her voting practices.

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A voter's social class can have an influence on his/her voting practices. A voter from a lower socioeconomic background can favor candidates who wish to increase entitlement spending. A candidate with a message of tax cuts often appeals to voters with more wealth.

Sometimes, however, voters do not vote for candidates who will appeal to their own interests. A poor voter can back a candidate who wants tax cuts and lower entitlement spending because that candidate also backs social issues and a foreign policy...

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