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2012 study by the Harvard Kennedy School on Americans’ attitudes toward national leaders.
2012 review of research on Election Day-related issues.
October 2012 review of analysis, polls and research on so-called undecided voters, on the eve of the 2012 presidential election.
2012 study in Public Opinion Quarterlyon citizen levels of local and national political knowledge, and evidence that citizens have more knowledge than scholars previously believed.
2011 study from the University of Texas at Austin in American Behavioral Scientist on the impact of presidential debate viewing on cynicism levels.
2010 study from the University of California, Irvine, on the average effect a vice presidential candidate has on the electorate.
2012 study by the Pew Research Center on shifts in American political values from 1987-2012.
2011 study from the University of Michigan on racial attitudes and perceptions in America immediately before and after Barack Obama’s election.
2010 study from Dartmouth College published in Politics & Genderon the different effects negative campaigns have on men and women.
2012 study in American Politics Research on how the health care reform vote may have hurt Democrats.
2010 study in American Politics Research on whether negative advertisements may have a constructive role for voters.
2009 study from Duke and Wisconsin on the relationship between political polarization and presidential reelection.
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 Political Research Quarterly on the pressures faced by trailing contenders for presidential nominations to leave the race.
2011 paper from Claremont McKenna College about how the Tea Party compares with other ideological movements in American history.
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 study in American Behavioral Scientist on political blogs and partisan content.
2003 paper for the Brookings Review about the importance of party insider endorsements during the presidential nominating contests.