2014 study published in Perspectives on Politics analyzing the relative influence of economic elites, interest groups and voters on the passing of public policies.
2013-14 reports and studies that rank the degree of integrity of voting worldwide, providing perspective on America’s recent questions over voting, redistricting and campaign-finance laws.
2014 research brief on what distinguishes lawmakers who are the most effective, by Craig Volden of the University of Virginia amd Alan E. Wiseman pf Vanderbilt. and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 roundup of research-based ideas for improving coverage of elections, including providing context and depth on issues such as voter ID laws, exit polls and the role of outside money.
2014 review of research on U.S. voter ID laws, with a focus on a new study from the GAO that estimates their impact on voter turnout in two states that changed their laws between the 2008 and 2012 elections.
2014 review of data and scholarship relating to voter behavior in U.S. midterm elections, with a focus on a Duke University study analyzing the 2010 cycle.
2014 research brief explores the impact of regional imitation, political representation and other factors, by Rebekah Herrick, Oklahoma State University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study from Arizona State University published in the Journal of Politics showing the strong gender effect of female senators on women voters and their engagement in politics.
2014 research brief on the impact and implications of “computational management” of election campaigns, by Daniel Kreiss of UNC Chapel Hill and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 research brief on the effects of the retrenchment of early voting in Florida, by Daniel A. Smith of the University of Florida and the Scholars Strategy Network.