Constituencies and Leaders in Congress
Their Effects on Senate Voting Behavior
|Series title:||Harvard Political Studies|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Harvard University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $65.00|
| Book Description: |
This study may be the most sophisticated statistical study of legislative voting now in print. The author asks why legislators, especially U.S. senators, vote as they do. Are they influenced by their constituencies, party, committee leaders, the President? By taking a relatively short time span, the years 1961 to 1963, the author is able to give us answers far beyond any we have had before, and some rather surprising ones at that.
Constituencies played a different, but more...