Direct Democracy, Public Opinion, and Candidate Choice (with Daniel A. Smith), Public Opinion Quarterly (2010)
We argue that the rich information environment created by ballot measures makes some policy issues...
Political Engagement, Mobilization, and Direct Democracy (with Todd Donovan and Daniel A. Smith), Public Opinion Quarterly (2009)
Research has found that states using initiatives and referendums have higher turnout, particularly in midterm...
Strategic Voting and Legislative Redistricting Reform: District and Statewide Representational Winners and Losers (with Daniel A. Smith and John C. Green), Political Research Quarterly (2009)
Political elites are generally reluctant to alter the status quo unless a change will benefit...
Initiative Campaigns: Direct Democracy and Voter Mobilization (with Daniel C. Bowen and Todd Donovan), American politics research (2009)
Previous research has found that the campaigns of candidates running for office provide information to...
Reforming Presidential Nominations: Rotating State Primaries or a National Primary? (with David P. Redlawsk), PS: Political Science & Politics (2009)
As part of their ongoing efforts to address frontloading and other perceived problems, both the...
Why Iowa? : how caucuses and sequential elections improve the presidential nominating process (with David P. Redlawsk) (2011)
Democracy in the states : experiments in election reform (with Bruce E. Cain and Todd Donovan) (2008)
Digital citizenship : the internet, society, and participation (with Karen Mossberger and Ramona S. McNeal) (2008)
Educated by initiative : the effects of direct democracy on citizens and political organizations in the American states (with Daniel A. Smith) (2004)
Virtual inequality : beyond the digital divide (with Karen Mossberger and Mary Stansbury) (2003)
Contributions to Books
A National Primary, Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System (2010)
Digital Democracy (with Karen Mossberger), The Oxford Handbook of American Elections and Political Behavior (2010)
Direct Democracy, Engagement and Voter Turnout, Democracy in the States: Experiments in Election Reform (2008)
Election-day Registration, Competition and Voter Turnout, Democracy in the States: Experiments in Election Reform (2008)
Something Rich and Strange: The Internet and Civic (with John MacDonald), Research on International Civic Engagement (2008)
Latent versus Explicit Attitudes towards Gay Marriage: Leveraging Natural and Survey Experiments in Varying Institutional Contexts. (with D. C. Redlawsk and A. Hamilton), Midwest Political Science Association (2010)
Competitive Elections, Voter Participation and Electoral Bias (with T. Donovan), American Political Science Association (2009)
Explaining Support for Nationalizing Presidential Elections (with J. Karp), Midwest Political Science Association (2009)
Measuring Respondent Agreement/Disagreement with Framing Experiments: Race, Religion and Voting Against Barack Obama in 2008 (with M. Barreto, and D. Redlawsk), American Political Science Association (2009)