2014 study in American Political Science Review showing that women are seldom encouraged as much as men to run for office at an early age.
2014 study by Dartmouth on how voters’ perceptions of themselves as beneficiaries of federal spending can affect their subsequent choice of presidential candidates.
2014 research brief on the effectiveness of get-out-the-vote strategies, by Melissa R. Michelson of Menlo College and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study in the Annual Review of Political Science assessing whether officeholders of racial or ethnic minorities better represents the interests of constituents from those minorities.
2014 literature review by Duke University and U.T. Austin in Annual Review of Political Science on the state of research on lobbying and its influence on political outcomes.
2014 study from the London School of Economics and Harvard University on the advantages that incumbent candidates is U.S. elections have over challengers.
2014 study in Psychological Science on the potential social and political responses of white Americans to future demographic shifts.
2014 research brief on efforts to restore voting rights to former felons, by Michael Leo Owens of Emory University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2013 research overview on the effects of term limits on the positions that politicians take, by Jennifer Hayes Clark and Robert Lucas Williams, University of Houston.
2013 study by the UMass Amherst and the U.C. Irvine in Social Forces on the effect of unions’ political activities on members’ levels of broader social engagement.