Voting patterns can be affected by numerous external influences. Before you submit your ballot this year, think long and hard and ask yourself, "Was I standing next to hand sanitizer when I checked this?" Journalist Tom Jacobs reveals, in the ‘Why You’re Voting That Way’ infographic, that what you’re doing and where you’re standing could subconsciously affect your political views.
According to the study, "cleanliness cues conservative attitudes," which is probably why people leaned towards this party when they were standing next to Purell. Other things like high alcohol levels and multitasking can also sway your votes to be Conservative as well. What Tom Jacobs brings to light in the Why You're Voting That Way infographic is how fragile one's position can be. The journalist stresses the various external factors can contribute to the wavering of one's voting preferences, suggesting that voters think carefully before they submit their ballots this year.
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