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Buying Legislators or Buying Judges? The Impact of Campaign Contributions on State Judicial and Legislative Elections

Abstract: Anyone running for an elected office knows the importance of campaign contributions- a resource that can potentially be translated into votes (Mayhew 1974). A great deal of research on contributions in elections at both the state and federal levels has...

Author: Kristen Coopie Allen, University of Pittsburgh; Ian Palmer Cook, University of Pittsburgh

Judicial, Voting, Working Papers   :   September 5, 2012 10:48 AM  :  read more »   :  

About the Author

Ian P. Cook is a Ph.D. student at the University of Pittsburgh, studying American Politics. He has also been a researcher with the RAND Corporation. No material on this site implies endorsement by either institution.