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Toward a One-Party South?
Most observers now consider the American South a two-party region, with Democrats and Republicans competing vigorously for political office. In this article, we raise the possibility that the South
A Principle or a Strategy? Voter Identification Laws and Partisan Competition in the American States
We undertake a comprehensive examination of restrictive voter ID legislation in the American states from 2001 through 2012. With a dataset containing approximately one thousand introduced and nearly
Probing the reds and blues: Sectionalism and voter location in the 2000 and 2004 U. S. presidential elections
Abstract The election outcomes of a place hinge largely on what is within its political boundaries: economic, social, cultural, and other compositional factors facing voters. Yet, it is also
Nationalization in U.S. Senate and Gubernatorial Elections
Since the 1970s, American politics has taken an impressive turn away from political dealignment and moved toward a more responsible party system. As a result, elections have become more nationalized,
Rural Voters and the Polarization of American Presidential Elections
  • Seth C. McKee
  • Political Science
    PS: Political Science & Politics
  • 1 January 2008
In political science, urban politics is a well-established subfield. And more recently, suburban political behavior has received a fair amount of attention (Gainsborough 2001; 2005; McKee and Shaw
The Electoral College, Mobilization, and Turnout in the 2000 Presidential Election
This study takes a two-stage approach to examining the impact of the electoral college on turnout in the 2000 presidential election. First, we examine whether battleground states received more media
The Partisan Impact of Congressional Redistricting: The Case of Texas, 2001–2003*
In this article we assess the partisan effects of five plans proposed by Republican state legislators during Texas' 2003 congressional redistricting. Copyright (c) 2006 Southwestern Social Science
The New Blue: Northern In-Migration in Southern Presidential Elections
© American Political Science Association, 2016 doi:10.1017/S1049096516000081
The Determinants of State Legislator Support for Restrictive Voter ID Laws
We examine state legislator behavior on restrictive voter identification (ID) bills from 2005 to 2013. Partisan polarization of state lawmakers on voter ID laws is well known, but we know very little
A Tale of “Two Souths”: White Voting Behavior in Contemporary Southern Elections*
type="main"> We empirically demonstrate that the long-held political distinction between the Deep South and the Peripheral South persists to this day. Data from the Cooperative Congressional Election