Unauthorized Immigration and Electoral Outcomes

@article{Baerg2014UnauthorizedIA,
  title={Unauthorized Immigration and Electoral Outcomes},
  author={Nicole Rae Baerg and Julie L. Hotchkiss and Myriam Quispe‐Agnoli},
  journal={Political Behavior: Voting \& Public Opinion eJournal},
  year={2014}
}
How do inflows of unauthorized immigrants shape elections? Political economy theories often yield competing predictions and mixed empirical results. The main hurdle of empirically evaluating the impact of unauthorized immigrants on election outcomes is finding reliable data that can measure unauthorized immigration flows over time. Using a unique methodology for identifying undocumented workers across counties in the state of Georgia in the United States, we find a positive relationship between… 

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