"Sophisticated Donors: What Motivates Individual Campaign Contributors?" 

American Journal of Political Science

Supplemental Materials

With Brandice Canes-Wrone and Sharece Thrower


"Gender Inequalities in Campaign Finance: A Regression Discontinuity Design" 

Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol. 11: No. 2, pp 219-248

Supplemental Materials

          With Jessica Preece and Daniel Butler



"Representing the Preferences of Donors, Partisans, and Voters in the U.S. Senate"

Public Opinion Quarterly, 80: 225-249

Supplemental Material

Coverage: SalonAl Jazeera America


"Donation Motivations: Testing Theories of Access and Ideology"

Political Research Quarterly, March 2016 69148-159

Supplemental Material


"Ideological Donors, Contribution Limits, and the Polarization of State Legislatures"

Journal of Politics, January 2016. 78 (1): 296-310

Supplemental Materials

Coverage: New York Times, Washington Post

"Causes and Consequences of Political Polarization" 

With Nolan McCarty. 2015. Solutions to Political Polarization in America. Cambridge University Press. Nate Persily, eds.

Reprinted in Political Negotiation: A Handbook. 2015. Brookings Institution Press. Jane Mansbridge and Cathie Jo Martin, eds.

Coverage: CNN


"Online Polls and Registration Based Sampling: A New Method for Pre-Election Polling." 

Political Analysis, 2014. 22(3): 321-335  

With Christopher Mann, Quin Monson, and Kelly Patterson



"Status Quo Bias and Loss Aversion in Ballot Wording" 

Conditionally accepted at Journal of Experimental Political Science

With David Gordon, Ryan Hill and Joe Price

"An Institutional Common Score of National Constitutions"

Supplemental Materials

          With Scott Abramson  (Under Review)

"Lost in Issue Space? Measuring Levels of Ideology in the American Public"

Supplemental Materials

With Jeremy Pope (Under Review)

"Estimating Neighborhood Effects on Turnout from Geocoded Individual Voter Registration Records" 

Supplemental Materials

With Kosuke Imai (Under Review)

"Legislative Institutions, Ideological Fragmentation, and the Exercise of Executive Power"

Supplemental Materials

with Alex Bolton and Sharece Thrower

"Scaling the Founding: Institutional Commonalities in American Colonial Constitutions"

with Scott Abramson and Jeremy Pope

"Ideology as a Second Language"

with Jeremy Pope


"Ideology, Issue Agreement, and Campaign Donations to Presidential Candidates"

with Brandice Canes-Wrone and Sharece Thrower

"Issue Politicization and Access-Oriented Giving: A Theory of PAC Contribution Behavior"

"Party Loyalty and Campaign Contributions"

with Brandice Canes-Wrone and Jean Francois Godbout

"Preemption in State and Municipal Policymanking"

with Adam Dynes

"Electoral Competitiveness and Legislative Productivity" 

with Soren Schmidt and Matthew Young