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The Governor's Backyard: A Seat-Vote Model of Electoral Reform for Subnational Multiparty Races
Evaluating the fairness of electoral reforms is a critical requirement for electoral accountability in any democracy. There is, however, no research measuring the expected seat benefit for incumbentExpand
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The electoral connection in multi-level systems with non-static ambition: Linking political careers and legislative performance in Argentina
The Electoral Connection in Multi-Level Systems with Non-Static Ambition: Linking Political Careers and Legislative Performance in Argentina
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Government and Opposition in the Argentine Congress, 1989-2007: Understanding Inter-Party Dynamics through Roll Call Vote Analysis
This article employs roll call vote data and Bayesian ideal point estimation to examine inter-party dynamics in the Argentine Chamber of Deputies between 1989 and 2007. It highlights the presence inExpand
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Alliance for Progress? Multilevel Ambition and Patterns of Cosponsorship in the Argentine House
How does political ambition affect strategies of cooperation in Congress? What activities do legislators develop with their peers to maximize their career goals? One of the main collaborativeExpand
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From House to Home: Strategic Bill Drafting in Multilevel Systems with Non-static Ambition
How do legislators behave in systems where pursuit of re-election is not the rule, and ambition is channelled through multiple levels of government? Is their legislative behaviour biased towardsExpand
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Does Women's Presence Change Legislative Behavior? Evidence from Argentina, 1983–2007
In scores of countries, the adoption of gender quotas has boosted the numbers of women elected to national legislatures. How does the growing presence of women affect legislative behavior regardingExpand
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Disentangling the Role of Ideology and Partisanship in Legislative Voting:: Evidence from Argentina
We present a novel approach to disentangle the effects of ideology, partisanship, and constituency pressures on roll-call voting. First, we place voters and legislators on a common ideological space.Expand
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Division or Union of Labor? Analyzing Workers’ Representation in the Argentine Congress
Does social background affect legislators’ behavior in office? Do individuals with specific social ties tend to be mainly concerned with representation of their group of reference, beyondExpand
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The Subnational Connection in Unitary Regimes: Progressive Ambition and Legislative Behavior in Uruguay
How do legislators develop reputations to further their individual goals in environments with limited space for personalization? In this article, we evaluate congressional behavior by legislatorsExpand
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The Effect of the Electoral Calendar on Politicians' Selection into Legislative Cohorts and Legislative Behavior in Argentina, 1983–2007
How do electoral opportunities affect politicians' career strategies? Do politicians behave strategically in response to the opportunities provided by the electoral calendar? We argue that in aExpand
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