Door-to-door canvassing campaigns actually work to persuade voters and sway national election outcomes – even when they don’t encourage more people to show up to the polls.
2016 updated literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
2016 roundup of research focusing on the role of party nominating conventions in the presidential election cycle.
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
2015 review of papers and scholarship on the interplay between the U.S. Congress and presidents with respect to the use of military force and areas of Constitutional tension.
Roundup of 2014 and 2015 research on issues relevant to the 2016 campaign, including the nomination process, debates, partisanship, scandals, financing, polling and social media.
2014-2015 scholarship that provides new insights on the Iowa caucuses and suggests that the demographics of participants may be changing.
2015 research brief on voter participation in presidential elections from 1972 to 2008, by Jan Leighley of American University and Jonathan Nagler of New York University, and the Scholars Strategy Network.
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 on the impact and implications of “computational management” of election campaigns, by Daniel Kreiss of UNC Chapel Hill and the Scholars Strategy Network.