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2008 Harvard Shorenstein Center paper on the history of exit polls and emerging problems.
2010 study from Dartmouth College published in Politics & Genderon the different effects negative campaigns have on men and women.
2009 study from Duke and Wisconsin on the relationship between political polarization and presidential reelection.
2010 study from the University of Wisconsin on how hard-fought presidential primaries unfold and their implications for the general election.
2009 paper in Presidential Election Studies on the allocation of campaign resources and correlations with available state delegates.
2011 study from Columbia University on how a psychological theory can help better interpret presidential campaign decisions.
2011 study from George Mason University on television news coverage of presidential candidates during primary season.
2011 study from Colby College on history and trends relating to presidential campaign finance.
2011 report from the Pew Research Center on social media dynamics around the 2012 presidential nominating contest.
2009 study from the Harvard Kennedy School surveying presidential nominating contests and historic voter participation patterns.
Interview with University of Michigan political scientist Michael Traugott about elections, polling, and the media.
2003 paper for the Brookings Review about the importance of party insider endorsements during the presidential nominating contests.
2004 study in Political Research Quarterly on the impact of the New Hampshire primaries on overall election outcomes.
2006 study from the University of Arizona on the factors that most strongly predict the duration of presidential candidacies.
2009 study in Public Opinion Quarterly on the failures of polls to predict the outcomes of the 2008 presidential primaries.
2010 study in Public Opinion Quarterly about how Clinton supporters ultimately voted in the general election in 2008.
2009 study from DePaul University on changing variables in forecasting U.S. presidential primaries.
2009 study in Political Research Quarterly examining the factors that shape voter preferences in the pre-primary period.
2008 paper from the University of Missouri on the history of the Iowa Caucuses and popular misconceptions about them.
2009 study in Polity on how trends in the last presidential campaign conform to political science theory.