Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy



CSED is looking forward to host its second Spring Workshop this year. The rough schedule is as follows, with all sessions held in 948 SWKT (excluding the Poster Session):

Wednesday, June 1
Arrival of Guests (morning and afternoon)
Dinner at Local Restaurant (guests and some conference participants)

Thursday, June 2
Breakfast at the Hotel
Welcome & Introductions—8:45 – 9:00 am
Session 1: 9:00 – 10:30 am, Discussion Leader: Jeremy Pope

Eleanor Powell: “Ideology and Party Pressure In Congress: A (New) Data-Based Approach”
Discussants: Adam Brown, Hans Noel

Jay Goodliffe & David Magleby: “The Timing of Donations in Presidential Campaigns”
Discussants: Damon Cann, Jim Curry

Adam Brown: “When do states amend (and why does it matter)?”
Discussants: Kelly Patterson, Adam Dynes

Break—10:30 – 11:00 am (short campus “tour” available)

Session 2: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Discussion Leader: Chris Karpowitz

Hans Noel: “Creative Synthesis: A Model of Peer Review, Reflective Equilibrium and Ideology Formation”
Discussants: David Magleby, Jessica Preece, James Martherus

Michael Barber & Jeremy Pope: “Imitative Ideology: Voters are Parrots”
Discussants: Hans Noel, Jay Goodliffe

Adam Dynes & Andrew Reeves: “Who is Invested in the Party? Evidence from Republican House Members’ Attendance at Caucus Meetings”
Discussants: Eleanor Powell, Adam Brown

Lunch—12:30 – 1:30 pm
Poster Session—1:30 pm
Afternoon Break
Catered Barbecue—6:00 pm (Timpanogos Park in Provo Canyon)

Friday, June 3
Breakfast—Local restaurant
Session 1: 9:00 – 10:30 am, Discussion Leader: Eleanor Powell

Gabe Lenz: “The Importance of Knowing ‘What Goes With What’: Reinterpreting the Evidence on Attitude Stability”
Discussants: Jeremy Pope, Jay Goodlife, Alejandra Gimenez

Damon Cann: “The Structure of Ideology in Local Government”
Discussants: Chris Karpowitz, Michael Barber

Chris Karpowitz, Quin Monson, Tyson King & Jeremy Pope: “Racial Resentment, Individualism, and Support for Black Candidates: How Racially Resentful Voters Respond to Campaign Context ”
Discussants: Richard Davis, Gabe Lenz

Break—10:30 – 11:00 am

Session 2: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Discussion Leader: Gabe Lenz

Hans Noel: “Separating Ideology from Party in Roll Call Data”
Discussants: Michael Barber, Eleanor Powell

Alejandra Gimenez, Chris Karpowitz, Jessica Preece & Quin Monson: “Gendered Self-Presentation and Electoral Success in Republican Neighborhood Caucuses”
Discussants: Damon Cann, David Magleby

Sack Lunches and Dispersal for the Airport—12:00 pm