Last updated: October 1, 2014
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.
Last updated: August 22, 2014
2014 study in Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests that political polarization cannot be explained by media diversity and the fragmenting of audiences.
Last updated: June 19, 2014
2014 study by the Pew Research Center based on a national survey that explores how political polarization affects government, society and people’s lives.
Last updated: May 21, 2014
2014 research brief on what members of the House of Representatives have had to say about judges and the judiciary in recent years, by Bruce Peabody, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Last updated: April 17, 2014
Highlights and audio from a series of 2014 seminars held at the Harvard Kennedy School, as well as a reading list of related work by the scholars, selected by Journalist’s Resource.
Last updated: March 31, 2014
2014 research brief on the reasons behind some states’ resistance to the expansion of Medicaid, by Colleen M. Grogan of the University of Chicago.
Last updated: March 20, 2014
2014 study from Stanford researchers showing how question wording affected responses to surveys about President Obama’s birth origins and nationality.
Last updated: March 17, 2014
2013 research on how legislators and other public officials get an honest representation of what scientists know, by Debra Javeline, University of Notre Dame.
Last updated: February 21, 2014
2014 study by American University and Columbia on the factors influencing public opinion on research, including partisanship, ideology, education and attitudes toward science.