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Phillip Ardoin Ph.D.

There are 6 included publications by Phillip Ardoin Ph.D.:

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African Americans in the Republican Party: Choosing the Road Less Traveled 2006 351 While most African Americans identify with the Democratic Party, a small minority chooses to identify and support the party of Lincoln. However, very little is known about the demographic make-up or policy preferences of these individuals. Utilizing...
Ask Me No Question, I'll Tell You No Lies: Does the Bradley Effect Still Exist? 2008 271 Since African-Americans began competing in elections in majority white districts, researchers have postulated that some whites were reticent to tell pollsters that they intended to vote for the white candidate, causing polling to be inaccurate. Prior...
Measuring Constituency Ideology in U.S. House Districts: A Top-Down Simulation Approach 2003 466 One of the most intractable problems associated with studying representation in the U.S. House of Representatives involves the measurement of district-level constituency opinion. In measuring constituency opinion in House districts, scholars have r...
Partisan Bias in the Electoral College: Cheap States and Wasted Votes 2007 509 This article dissects the sources of partisan bias in the institutional structure of the U.S. electoral college. Conventional wisdom and results of recent presidential elections suggest that the electoral college is biased in favor of the Republican ...
The Politics of Electricity Restructuring Across the American States: Power Failure and Policy Failure 2006 135 While the broad purpose of this research is to provide an improved understanding of general state policy innovation, we develop and test a model of policy innovation which examines the factors that influence the probability of a state restructuring...
Rebels and Nomads: Have White Southerners Found Sanctuary in the Republican Party? 2003 160 During the last 30 years, the Republicans have become an interesting assortment of economic, international, and social conservatism, with each leg of the triad having more prominence at distinct times. Examining key votes throughout this period, we...