Complete Definition of "spoiler effect"

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Noun

spoiler effect
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  1. Voting theory. A term used to describe the effect a candidate on a close election to a corresponding political office (especially the office of the President of the United States), in which their candidacy results in the election being won by a candidate dissimilar to them, rather than a candidate similar to them.

Synonyms
Nader effect (later term)

Related terms
Duvenger's law

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