New York University Congressional Elections and Policy Alignments Questions

New York University Congressional Elections and Policy Alignments Questions

New York University

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Reading materials

Textbook, Chapter 3: Congressional Elections and Policy AlignmentsVavreck, Lynn & Christopher Warshaw.

How Local CovidDeaths Are Affecting Vote Choice.” July28, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/28/upshot/pollingtrumpviruselection.html

Reader, Chapter 12: Risk Bearing and Progressive Ambition(by David Rohde)

Canes-Wrone, B. (2013). “From Mass Preferences to Policy.” Annual Review of Political Science, 18(1).

Reader, Chapter 6: “U.S. House Members in Their Constituencies: An Exploration”(by Richard Fenno)

Gilens, Martin & Benjamin Page. 2014. “Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens.” Perspectives on Politics12(3): 564-581.

selection from Schattschneider, E.E. 1960. “The Scope & Bias of the Pressure System” In The Semisovereign People: A Realist’s View of Democracy in America. New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.