SPSA: Rigby, Elizabeth, and Cory Maks-Solomon. 2018. “Who Represents the Rich? Who Represents the Poor?” In Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.
APSA: Rigby, Elizabeth, and Cory Maks-Solomon. 2017. “Are the Rich Always Better Represented than the Poor?” In American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
- Comments on the draft are welcome.
- The featured image shows the percent of CCES respondents represented by Democrats on social/cultural issues. As can be seen in the figure, rich Democrats are more likely than poor Democrats to be represented by Democratic senators on cultural issues (like abortion, gay marriage, and stem cell research).
- SPSA draft can be found here.
- This research received media coverage at Vox.
Maks-Solomon, Cory. 2018. “Direct Election and Economic Policy Voting in the U.S. Senate.” In Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
- Roll call votes codebook available here.
- Replication data and Stata do-file available here.
- The featured image shows all Oregon Plan states that adopted a form of de facto direct election before the implementation of the 17th Amendment. (Source: Kenny and Rush 1990)