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Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy

Research

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Previous Publications

"What Leads Racially Resentful Voters to Choose Black Candidates?"
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, Tyson King-Meadows, J. Quin Monson, Jeremy C. Pope
Source: The Journal of Politics, 83 (1): 103-121

"The Trump Era Legacy of Partisanism"
Author(s): Jeremy C. Pope
Source: The Forum, 19 (1): 143-162

"Debate Reaction Ideal Points: Political Ideology Measurement Using Real-Time Reaction Data"
Author(s): Daniel Argyle, Lisa P. Argyle, Vlad Eidelman, Philip Rensink
Source: Statistics, Politics and Policy, 12 (1): 5-28

"City-State Ideological Incongruence and Municipal Preemption"
Author(s): Michael Barber
Source: The Journal of Politics, 84 (1): 613-619

"Mechanical Turk and the “Don’t Know” Option"
Author(s): Adam R. Brown, Jeremy C. Pope
Source: Political Science and Politics, 54 (3): 416-420

"Personality and Gendered Selection Processes in the Political Pipeline"
Author(s): Adam M. Dynes, Hans J. G. Hassell, MAtthew R. Miles, Jessica Robinson Preece
Source: Politics & Gender, 17 (1): 53-73

"Curbing the Court: Why the Public Constrains Judicial Independence."
Author(s): Christopher N. Krewson
Source: Perspective on Politics, 19 (2): 643-644

"Disagreement and consensus: The need for dynamic updating in public deliberation"
Author(s): Christopher F Karpowitz, Jane Mansbridge
Source: Journal of Deliberative Democracy, 1 (1)

"Founding Factions: How Majorities Shifted and Aligned to Shape the US Constitution"
Author(s): Jeremy C Pope, Shawn Treier
Source: University of Michigan Press

"Improving Women's Advancement in Political Science: What We Know About What Works"
Author(s): Lisa P Argyle, Tali Mendelberg
Source: PS: Political Science & Politics, 53 (4): 718-722

"The participatory and partisan impacts of mandatory vote-by-mail"
Author(s): Michael Barber, John B Holbein
Source: Science Advances, 6 (35)

"Which citizens do elected officials target with distributive spending? A survey experiment on US municipal officials"
Author(s): Adam M Dynes
Source: American Politics Research, 48 (5): 579-595

"The Enduring Effects of State Party Tradition on the Voting Experience"
Author(s): Jay Goodliffe, Paul S Herrnson, Richard G Niemi, Kelly D Patterson
Source: Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy, 19 (1): 45-63

"Strength in numbers: A field experiment in gender, influence, and group dynamics"
Author(s): Olga Stoddard, Chris Karpowitz, Jessica Preece
Source: IZA Discussion Papers, 13741

"Public views of the US supreme court in the aftermath of the Kavanaugh confirmation"
Author(s): Christopher N Krewson, Jean R Schroedel
Source: Social Science Quarterly, 101 (4): 1430-1441

"Democratic Innovations in North America"
Author(s): Christopher F Karpowitz, Chad Raphael
Source: Edward Elgar Publishing

"Does party trump ideology? Disentangling party and ideology in America"
Author(s): Michael Barber, Jeremy C Pope
Source: American Political Science Review, 113 (1): 38-54

"Measuring and manipulating constitutional evaluations in the states: Legitimacy versus veneration"
Author(s): Adam R Brown, Jeremy C Pope
Source: American Politics Research, 47 (5): 1135-1161

"The personality of the politically ambiguous"
Author(s): Adam M Dynes, Hans JG Hassell, Matthew R Miles
Source: Political Behavior, 41 (2): 309-336

"Framing and blame attribution in populist rhetoric"
Author(s): Ethan C Busby, Joshua R Gubler, Kirk A Hawkins
Source: The Journal of Politics, 81 (2): 616-630

"Save this Honorable Court: Shaping Public Perceptions of the Supreme Court Off the Bench"
Author(s): Christopher N Krewson
Source: Political Research Quarterly, 72 (3): 686-699

"The political psychology of deliberation"
Author(s): Christopher Karpowitz, Tali Mendelberg
Source: The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy

"Who is ideological? Measuring ideological consistency in the American public"
Author(s): Michael Barber, Jeremy C Pope
Source: The Forum, 16 (1): 97-122

"Exposure to opposing views on social media can increase political polarization"
Author(s): Christopher A Bail, Lisa P Argyle, Taylor W Brown, John P Bumpus, Haohan Chen, MB Fallin Hunzaker, Jaemin Lee, Marcus Mann, Friedolin Merhout, Alexander Volfovsky
Source: National Academy of Sciences, 115 (37): 9216-9221

"Utah Politics and Government: American Democracy Among a Unique Electorate"
Author(s): Adam R Brown
Source: U of Nebraska Press

"Who Benefits from the Party Organization? Evidence from Republican House Members' Attendance at Caucus Meetings"
Author(s): Adam M Dynes, Andrew Reeves
Source: Legislative Studies Quarterly, 43 (2): 207-243

"Who donates in campaigns?: The importance of message, messenger, medium, and structure"
Author(s): David B. Magleby, Jay Goodliffe, Joseph A Olsen
Source: Cambridge University Press

"The double bind still constricts: Gendered self-presentation and electoral success in republican neighborhood caucuses"
Author(s): Alejandra Teresita Gimenez, Christopher F Karpowitz, J Quin Monson, Jessica Robinson Preece

"From Ward Heelers to Public Relations Experts: The Parties' Response to Mass Politics"
Author(s): Paul S Herrnson, Kelly D Patterson, John J Pitney
Source: Routledge

"Studying framing effects on political preferences"
Author(s): Ethan Busby, D Flynn, James N Druckman, P D'Angelo
Source: Routledge

"Twitter and the Supreme Court: An Examination of Congressional Tweets about the Supreme Court"
Author(s): Chris Krewson, David Lassen, Ryan J Owens
Source: Justice System Journal, 39 (4): 322-330

“Who Gets the Credit? Legislative Responsiveness and Evaluations of Members, Parties, and the US Congress”
Author(s): Daniel M. Butler, Christopher F. Karpowitz, and Jeremy C. Pope
Source: Political Science Research and Methods, 5 (2): 351-366

“Why Do Legislators Skip Votes? Position Taking Versus Policy Influence”
Author(s): Adam R. Brown and Jay Goodliffe
Source: Political Behavior, 39 (2): 425-455

“Ideology, Learning, and Policy Diffusion: Experimental Evidence”
Author(s): Daniel M. Butler, Craig Volden, Adam M. Dynes, and Boris Shor
Source: American Journal of Political Science, 61 (1): 37-49

“Dependence Networks and the Diffusion of Domestic Political Institutions”
Author(s): Jay Goodliffe and Darren Hawkins
Source: Journal of Conflict Resolution, 61 (4): 903-929

“Childhood Skill Development and Adult Political Participation”
Author(s): John B. Holbein
Source: American Political Science Review, 111 (3): 572-583

“Accountability Pressure: Regression Discontinuity Estimates of how NCLB Affects Student Behavior”
Author(s): John B. Holbein and Helen F. Ladd
Source: Economics of Education Review, 58 (1): 55-67

“The Growing Segmentation of the Charter School Market in North Carolina”
Author(s): Helen F. Ladd, Charles T. Clodtfelter, and John B. Holbein
Source: Education Finance and Policy, 12 (40): 536-563

“How to Elect More Women: Gender and Candidate Success in a Field Experiment”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, J. Quin Monson, and Jessica Preece
Source: American Journal of Political Science, 61 (4): 927-943

“Donation Motivations: Testing Theories of Access and Ideology”
Author(s): Michael Barber
Source: Political Research Quarterly 69 (1): 148-159

“Gender Inequalities in Campaign Finance: A Regression Discontinuity Design”
Author(s): Michael Barber, Daniel Butler, and Jessica Preece
Source: Quarterly Journal of Political Science 11(2): 219-248

“Ideological Donors, Contribution Limits, and the Polarization of State Legislatures”
Author(s): Michael Barber
Source: The Journal of Politics 78 (1): 296-310

“Representing the Preferences of Donors, Partisans, and Voters in the U.S. Senate”
Author(s): Michael Barber
Source: Public Opinion Quarterly 80: 225-249

“Power, Gender, and Group Discussion”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg
Source: Advances in Political Psychology 37 (1): 1-38

“A Peculiar People? Mormons and American Politics”
Author(s): David E. Campbell, Christopher F. Karpowitz, and J. Quin Monson
Source: Chapter in Mormonism and American Politics

“Does Civic Education Matter? The Power of Long-Term Observation and the Experimental Method”
Author(s): Ryan L. Claassen and J. Quin Monson
Source: Journal of Political Science Education 11(4):404-421

“Partisanship and the Allocation of Federal Spending: Do Same-Party Legislators or Voters Benefit from Shared Party Affiliation with the President and House Majority?”
Author(s): Adam M. Dynes and Gregory A. Huber
Source: American Political Science Review 109(1): 172-86

“Effective Record Linkage for Mining Campaign Contribution Data”
Author(s): Christophe Giraud-Carrier, Jay Goodliffe, Bradley M. Jones, and Stacy Cueva
Source: Knowledge and Information Systems 45(2): 389-416

“Gender and Women’s Influence in Public Settings”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, Tali Mendelberg, and Lauren Mattioli
Source: Chapter in Emerging Trends in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

“How Group Forces Demonstrate the Malleability of Gendered Behavior”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, Tali Mendelberg, and Lauren Mattioli
Source: Politics, Groups, and Identities 3(1):203-208

“Why Women’s Numbers Elevate Women’s Influence, and When They Do Not: Rules, Norms, and Authority in Political Discussion”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, Tali Mendelberg, and Lauren Mattioli
Source: Politics, Groups, and Identities 3(1): 149-177

“Who Caucuses? An Experimental Approach to Institutional Design and Electoral Participation”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz and Jeremy C. Pope
Source: British Journal of Political Science 45(2): 329 – 351

“The Necessity of Political Parties and the Importance of Compromise”
Author(s): David B. Magleby
Source: BYU Studies Quarterly 54(4): 6-23

“Causes and Consequences of Political Polarization”
Author(s): Nolan McCarthy and Michael Barber
Source: Chapter in Solutions to Political Polarization in America

“Voting for a Founding: Testing the effect of economic interests at the Federal Convention of 1787”
Author(s): Jeremy C. Pope and Shawn Treier
Source: The Journal of Politics 77(2): 519 – 534

2014 Publications


"The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions"
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg
Source: Princeton University Press

“Online Polls and Registration Based Sampling: A New Method for Pre-election Polling”
Author(s): Michael Barber, Chris Mann, J. Quin Monson, and Kelly D. Patterson
Source: Political Analysis 22(3):321-335

“Voters Don’t Care Much about Incumbency”
Author(s): Adam Brown
Source: Journal of Experimental Political Science 1(2): 132-143

"Seeking the Promised Land: Mormons and American Politics"
Author(s): David E. Campbell, John C. Green, and J. Quin Monson
Source: Cambridge University Press

“Campaign Targets and Messages in Direct Mail Fundraising”
Author(s): Hans J. G. Hassell and J. Quin Monson
Source: Political Behavior 36(2): 359-376

"Democracy, Deliberation, and Civic Forums: Improving Equality and Publicity"
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz and Chad Raphael
Source: Cambridge University Press

“DICTION and the Study of American Politics”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz and Tali Mendelberg
Source: Chapter in Communication and Language Analysis in the Public Sphere

“Interest Groups”
Author(s): David B. Magleby and Jay Goodliffe
Source: Chapter in Financing the 2012 Election

"Financing the 2012 Election"
Author(s): David B. Magleby
Source: Brookings Institution Press

“Classifying Super PACs”
Author(s): David B. Magleby
Source: Chapter in The State of the Parties

“Causes and Consequences of Political Polarization”
Author(s): Nolan McCarthy and Michael Barber
Source: Chapter in APSA Task Force Report

“Gender Inequality in Deliberation: Unpacking the Black Box of Interaction”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, Tali Mendelberg, and J. Baxter Oliphant
Source: Perspectives on Politics 12(1): 18-44

“Does Descriptive Representation Facilitate Women’s Distinctive Voice? How Gender Composition and Decision Rules Affect Deliberation”
Author(s): Nicholas Goedert, Christopher F. Karpowitz, and Tali Mendelberg
Source: The American Journal of Political Science 58(2): 291-306

“Financing the 2012 Congressional Elections”
Author(s): Paul S. Herrnson, Kelly D. Patterson, and Stephanie Perry Curtis
Source: Chapter in Financing the 2012 Election

2013 Publications


“Does Money Buy Votes? The case of self-financed gubernatorial candidates”
Author(s): Adam Brown
Source: Political Behavior 35(2): 21-41

“Exceeding Expectations? Determinants of satisfaction with the voting process in the 2008 U.S. presidential election”
Author(s): Ryan Claassen, Paul S. Herrnson, Richard Niemi, and Kelly Patterson
Source: Journal of Politics 75(2): 451-463

“Good Publicity: The legitimacy of public communication about deliberation”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz and Chad Raphael
Source: Political Communication 30(1):17-41

“Local Public Goods as Vote-Purchasing Devices? Persuasion and mobilization in the choice of clientelist payments”
Author(s): Kirk Hawkins, Noel Johnston, and Guillermo Rosas
Source: Journal of Theoretical Politics (online)

“Voter Confidence and the Election-Day Voting Experience”
Author(s): Ryan Claassen, David B. Magleby, J. Quin Monson, and Kelly Patterson
Source: Political Behavior 35(2): 215-235

2012 Publications


“Dependence Networks and the International Criminal Court”
Author(s): Jay Goodliffe, Darren Hawkins, Christine Horne, and Daniel L. Nielson
Source: International Studies Quarterly 56(1): 131-147

“A Field Experiment on Legislators’ Home Styles: Service versus Policy”
Author(s): Daniel Butler, Christopher F. Karpowitz, and Jeremy C. Pope
Source: The Journal of Politics 74(2): 474-486

“Gender Inequality in Deliberative Participation”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, Tali Mendelberg, and Lee Shaker
Source: The American Political Science Review 106(3): 533-547

“Independent Leaners as Policy Partisans: An examination of party identification and policy views”
Author(s): David B. Magleby and Candice Nelson
Source: The Forum 10(3)

“The Item Veto’s Sting”
Author(s): Adam Brown
Source: State Politics and Policy Quarterly 12(2): 183-203

“Mapping the dimensions of conflict at the Federal Convention of 1787”
Author(s): Jeremy C. Pope and Shawn A. Treier
Source: Legislative Studies Quarterly 37(2): 145-174

“Measuring Populist Attitudes”
Author(s): Kirk A. Hawkins, Cas Muddle, and Scott Riding
Source: IPSA Committee on Concepts and Methods Working Paper Series No. 55 (online)

“The Stained Glass Ceiling: Social contact and Mitt Romney’s ‘religion problem’”
Author(s): David E. Campbell, John C. Green, and J. Quin Monson
Source: Political Behavior 34(2):277–299

“Voting vs. thinking: Unified partisan voting does not imply unified partisan beliefs”
Author(s): Jeremy C. Pope
Source: The Forum 10(3)

“Tea for Only Two: The Ousting of Utah Senator Robert Bennett”
Author(s): Matthew D. Frei, J. Quin Monson, Leah Murray, and Kelly D. Patterson
Source: Chapter in Tea Party Effects on 2010 U.S. Senate Elections: Stuck in the Middle to Lose

2011 Publications


"The Change Election: Money, Mobilization, and Persuasion in the 2008 Federal Elections" (edited volume)
Editor(s): David B. Magleby
Source: Temple University Press

"Financing the 2008 Election" (edited volume)
Editor(s): Anthony Corrado and David B. Magleby
Source: Brookings Institution

“Losing to Nobody? Nevada’s ‘none of these candidates’ ballot reform”
Author(s): Adam Brown
Source: The Social Science Journal 48(2): 364-370

“Political Norms and the Private Act of Voting: Results from a field experiment”
Author(s): Christopher F. Karpowitz, J. Quin Monson, Lindsay Nielson, Kelly D. Patterson, and Steven A. Snell
Source: Public Opinion Quarterly 75(4):659-685

“Reconsidering the Great Compromise at the Federal Convention of 1787: Deliberation and agenda effects on the senate and slavery”
Author(s): Jeremy C. Pope and Shawn A. Treier
Source: The American Journal of Political Science 55(2): 289-306

“Red States vs. Blue States: Going beyond the mean”
Author(s): Jeremy C. Pope and Matthew S. Levendusky
Source: Public Opinion Quarterly 75(2): 227-248

“Tea Time in America? The impact of the Tea Party movement on the 2010 midterm elections”
Author: Christopher F. Karpowitz, J. Quin Monson, Kelly D. Patterson, and Jeremy C. Pope
Source: PS: Political Science & Politics 44(2):303-309

“Twitter: The electoral connection?”
Author(s): Adam Brown and David S. Lassen
Source: The Social Science Computer Review 29(4): 419-436

“Wikipedia as a Data Source for Political Scientists? Accuracy and completeness of coverage”
Author(s): Adam Brown
Source: PS: Political Science and Politics 44(2): 339-343

2010 Publications


“Are Governors Responsible for the State Economy? Partisanship, blame, and divided federalism”
Author(s): Adam Brown
Source: The Journal of Politics 72(3): 605-615

“Campaign Effects on the Accessibility of Party Identification”
Author(s): J. Tobin Grant, Stephen T. Mockabee, and J. Quin Monson
Source: Political Research Quarterly 62(4): 811-821

Latin American Party Systems
Author(s): Herbert Kitschelt, Kirk A. Hawkins, Juan Luna, Guillermo Rosas, and Elizabeth Zechmeister
Source: Cambridge University Press

“Measuring Aggregate-Level Ideological Heterogeneity”
Author(s): Matthew S. Levendusky and Jeremy C. Pope
Source: Legislative Studies Quarterly 35(2):259-282

"Venezuela’s Chavismo and Populism in Comparative Perspective"
Author(s): Kirk A. Hawkins
Source: Cambridge University Press

“Who Mobilizes? Participatory democracy in Chávez’s Bolivarian revolution”
Author(s): Kirk A. Hawkins
Source: Latin American Politics and Society 52(3): 31-66