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Research Output

2020

How Motivation Influences Political Decision Making

Gaines, B. J. & Kantack, B. R., Jan 2020, Oxford Research Encyclopedia: Political Decision Making. Redlawsk, D. P. (ed.). Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford

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2019

A bouncy house? UK select committee newsworthiness, 2005–18

Gaines, B. J., Goodwin, M., Bates, S. H. & Sin, G., Jul 3 2019, In : Journal of Legislative Studies. 25, 3, p. 409-433 25 p.

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Conclusion: prospects for analysing committees in comparative perspective

Gaines, B. J., Goodwin, M., Bates, S. H. & Sin, G., Jul 3 2019, In : Journal of Legislative Studies. 25, 3, p. 434-441 8 p.

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Taxes and the Myth of Egalitarianism

Gaines, B. J., 2019, In All Fairness: Equality, Liberty and the Quest for Human Dignity. Whaples, R. C., Munger, M. C. & Coyne, C. J. (eds.). Oakland, CA: Independent Institute, p. 183-196

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The Myth of the Bipartisan National Popular Vote Plan

Evans, J. & Gaines, B. J., Jul 1 2019, In : Forum (Germany). 17, 2, p. 345-373 29 p.

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The study of legislative committees*

Gaines, B. J., Goodwin, M., Bates, S. H. & Sin, G., Jul 3 2019, In : Journal of Legislative Studies. 25, 3, p. 331-339 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2017

Flat is fair: American public opinion on taxes and the myth of egalitarianism

Gaines, B. J., Jun 1 2017, In : Independent Review. 22, 1, p. 93-104 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2016

Compact risk: Some downsides to establishing national plurality presidential elections by contingent legislation

Gaines, B. J., Apr 29 2016, Electoral College Reform: Challenges and Possibilities. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 113-126 14 p.

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2015

2014 Hahn-Sigelman Prize

Gaines, B. J., Mar 2015, In : American Politics Research. 43, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2014

2013 Hahn-Sigelman Prize

Gaines, B. J., May 2014, In : American Politics Research. 42, 3, 1 p.

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More on Measuring Two-Party Competition: A Response to Dunleavy

Gaines, B. J. & Taagepera, R., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. 24, 3, p. 386-392 7 p.

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2013

How to Operationalize Two-Partyness

Gaines, B. J. & Taagepera, R., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. 23, 4, p. 387-404 18 p.

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2012

Is Four Twice as Nice as Two? A Natural Experiment on the Electoral Effects of Legislative Term Length

Gaines, B. J., Nokken, T. P. & Groebe, C., Mar 1 2012, In : State Politics and Policy Quarterly. 12, 1, p. 43-57 15 p.

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2011

A Possible Next Frontier in Political Communication Research: Merging the Old with the New

Gaines, B. J. & Kuklinski, J. H., May 19 2011, The Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media. Oxford University Press

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Treatment Effects

Gaines, B. J. & Kuklinski, J. H., 2011, Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science. Druckman, J. N., Green, D. P., Kuklinski, J. H. & Lupia, A. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 445-458 31

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2010

Compact risk: Some downsides to establishing national plurality presidential elections by contingent legislation

Gaines, B. J., Dec 1 2010, Electoral College Reform: Challenges and Possibilities. Ashgate Publishing Ltd, p. 113-126 14 p.

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To Gerrymander or Not: What Kind of Electoral Districts Does the Public Want?

Gaines, B. J. & Kuklinski, J. H., Sep 2010, In : Illinois Issues. 36, 9, p. 30-33

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2009

Apportionment matters: Fair representation in the US house and electoral college

Gaines, B. J. & Jenkins, J. A., Dec 1 2009, In : Perspectives on Politics. 7, 4, p. 849-857 9 p.

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Does the United Kingdom Obey Duverger's Law?

Gaines, B. J., Mar 5 2009, Duverger's Law of Plurality Voting: The Logic of Party Competition in Canada, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. Bowler, S., Blais, A. & Grofman, B. (eds.). Springer, p. 115-134 (Studies in Public Choice).

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The effect of local political context on how Americans vote

Dyck, J. J., Gaines, B. J. & Shaw, D. R., Nov 1 2009, In : American Politics Research. 37, 6, p. 1088-1115 28 p.

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Typing together? Clustering of ideological types in online social networks

Gaines, B. J. & Mondak, J. J., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 6, 3-4, p. 216-231 16 p.

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2008

Democracy challenged: Demography, technology, and democratic possibilities

Gaines, B. J. & Nardulli, P. F., Dec 1 2008, Domestic Perspectives on Contemporary Democracy. University of Illinois Press, p. 1-8 8 p.

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International perspectives on democracy in the twenty-first century

Gaines, B. J. & Nardulli, P. F., Dec 1 2008, International Perspectives on Contemporary Democracy. Nardulli, P. F. (ed.). Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, p. 1-10 10 p. ( Democracy, Free Enterprise, and the Rule of Law).

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Keep Them Separated?

Gaines, B. J., Jan 2008, In : Illinois Issues. 34, 1, p. 19-21

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No Marks for Civility: Nastiness is Part of Politics, Past and Present

Gaines, B. J. & Lawrence, B. K., May 2008, In : Illinois Issues. 34, 5, p. 28 3 p.

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2007

Breaking the (Benford) law: Statistical fraud detection in campaign finance

Cho, W. K. T. & Gaines, B. J., Aug 1 2007, In : American Statistician. 61, 3, p. 218-223 6 p.

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Elect, Indict, Repeat: Will Democracy, Illinois Style, Ever Change?

Gaines, B. J., Jan 2007, In : Illinois Issues. 33, 1, p. 24-26

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Same facts, different interpretations: Partisan motivation and opinion on Iraq

Gaines, B. J., Kuklinski, J. H., Quirk, P. J., Peyton, B. & Verkuilen, J., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Politics. 69, 4, p. 957-974 18 p.

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The Logic of the Survey Experiment Reexamined

Gaines, B. J., Kuklinski, J. H. & Quirk, P. J., Dec 1 2007, In : Political Analysis. 15, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

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2005

Gubernatorial Incapacity and Succession Provisions

Gaines, B. J. & Roberts, B. D., 2005, The Book of the States. Chi, K. S. (ed.). 2005 ed. Lexington, KY: Council of State Governments, Vol. 37. p. 208-214

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Another look at connections across German elections

Gaines, B. J. & Crombez, C., Jul 1 2004, In : Journal of Theoretical Politics. 16, 3, p. 289-319 31 p.

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Gubernatorial Incapacity: A Review of Succession Provisions

Gaines, B. J., 2004, In : Spectrum: The Journal of State Government. 77, 4, p. 26-29

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The Limits of Ecological Inference: The Case of Split-Ticket Voting

Cho, W. K. T. & Gaines, B. J., Jan 1 2004, In : American Journal of Political Science. 48, 1, p. 152-171 20 p.

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2002

Candidates, Donors, and Voters in California’s Blanket Primary Elections

Cho, W. K. T. & Gaines, B. J., 2002, Voting at the Political Fault Line: California's Experiment with the Blanket Primary . Cain, B. E. & Gerber, E. R. (eds.). University of California Press, p. 171-191

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Crossover Voting before the Blanket: Primaries versus Parties in California History

Gaines, B. J. & Cho, W. K. T., 2002, Voting at the Political Fault Line: California's Experiment with the Blanket Primary. Cain, B. E. & Gerber, E. R. (eds.). University of California Press, p. 12-35

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2001

Actions do speak louder than words: Deterring plagiarism with the use of plagiarism-detection software

Braumoeller, B. F. & Gaines, B. J., Dec 1 2001, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 34, 4, p. 835-839 5 p.

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Popular myths about popular vote-electoral college splits

Gaines, B. J., Mar 1 2001, In : PS - Political Science and Politics. 34, 1, p. 71-75 5 p.

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2000

A Further Look at Universalism and Partisanship in Congressional Roll-Call Voting

Gaines, B. J. & Sala, B. R., 2000, In : Political Analysis. 8, 4R

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From Duverger to Cox, and beyond: The State-of-the-Art in Electoral Law Studies

Gaines, B. J., Jan 1 2000, In : Japanese Journal of Political Science. 1, 1, p. 151-156 6 p.

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1999

Duverger's law and the meaning of Canadian exceptionalism

Gaines, B. J., Oct 1999, In : Comparative Political Studies. 32, 7, p. 835-861 27 p.

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1998

The Impersonal Vote? Constituency Service and Incumbency Advantage in British Elections, 1950-92

Gaines, B. J., May 1998, In : Legislative Studies Quarterly. 23, 2, p. 167-195 29 p.

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1997

Where to count parties

Gaines, B. J., Mar 1997, In : Electoral Studies. 16, 1, p. 49-58 10 p.

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1996

The perils of presidential support: How the republicans took the house in the 1994 midterm elections

Brady, D. W., Cogan, J. F., Gaines, B. J. & Rivers, D., Dec 1996, In : Political Behavior. 18, 4, p. 345-367 23 p.

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1995

A House Discarded? Evaluating the Case for a Unicameral California Legislature

Gaines, B. J. & Brady, D. W., 1995, Constitutional Reform in California: Making State Government More Effective and Responsive. Cain, B. E. & Noll, R. G. (eds.). Berkeley, CA: Institute of Government Studies Press, p. 195-238

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