Updated June 2013: A review of scholarly studies that examine Twitter use by politicians, policymakers and the public.
Updated May 2013: A review of scholarship and resources related to campaign advertising and its effects.
2013 report from the Pew Research Center demonstrating how discussions on Twitter often do not reflect more general national sentiment.
2013 study in The Journal of Politics on the idea that there is a universally successful strategy for political messages that attempt to rebut contrary claims.
2008 paper from Harvard’s Shorenstein Center reviews the history of exit polls in the United States and examines their evolution and emerging problems.
2012 study from Louisiana State University in The Journal of Politics on the impact of religious messaging in political advertisements.
2012 literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
2012 research review of overarching questions yet to be answered in campaign 2012.
2012 study in Nature that analyzes a large-scale experiment to influence voter behavior through messages on a social network.
2012 study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in American Political Research on the impact of conventions on opinions of the nominees.