2016 Elections

The Discipline of Political Science in Europe: How Different Is It from Political Science in North America?

SYMPOSIUM: The Discipline of Political Science in Europe: How Different Is It from Political Science in North America? Daniel Stockemer, University of Ottawa Ekaterina R. Rashkova, Utrecht University Jonathon W. Moses, Norwegian University of Science and Technology  Alasdair […]

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Conditional Arbiters: The Limits of Political Party Influence in Presidential Nominations

Conditional Arbiters: The Limits of Political Party Influence in Presidential Nominations by Wayne P. Steger, DePaul University The 2016 Republican presidential nomination challenges arguments about political party insiders’ influence on the outcome.  Party insiders can influence […]

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Party versus Faction in the Reformed Presidential Nomination System

Party versus Faction in the Reformed Presidential Nomination System Marty Cohen, James Madison University David Karol, University of Maryland Hans Noel, (@ProfHansNoel), Georgetown University John Zaller, University of California, Los Angeles Political scientists have devoted vastly more attention to general […]

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Please Clap: Applause, Laughter, and Booing during the 2016 GOP Presidential Primary Debates

Please Clap: Applause, Laughter, and Booing during the 2016 GOP Presidential Primary Debates Patrick A. Stewart, University of Arkansas,Fayetteville Austin D. Eubanks, University of Arkansas,Fayetteville Jason Miller, University of Arkansas,Fayetteville The 2016 Republican Party presidential primary debates were […]

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A Not-So-Calamitous Compact–A Response to DeWitt and Schwartz

A Not-So-Calamitous Compact–A Response to DeWitt and Schwartz by John R. Koza, National Popular Vote (@natlpopularvote) The author of the National Popular Vote interstate compact refutes criticisms raised by opponents Darin DeWitt and Thomas Schwartz.  The […]

2016 Elections

A Calamitous Compact

A Calamitous Compact Darin DeWitt, California State University, Long Beach Thomas Schwartz, University of California, Los Angeles The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (joined so far by ten states and D.C.) would replace the current presidential-election system, […]

2016 Elections

Twitter Taunts and Tirades: Negative Campaigning in the Age of Trump

Twitter Taunts and Tirades: Negative Campaigning in the Age of Trump Justin H. Gross, (@justinhgross), University of Massachusetts, Amherst Kaylee T. Johnson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst What drives candidates to “go negative” and against which opponents? Using a […]