Articles by Seth J. Hill

It is commonly assumed that Barack Obama will not benefit from as much voter enthusiasm in 2012 as his candidacy generated in 2008. And while Mitt Romney will not benefit from the enthusiasm that helped propel the Republicans to historic victories in the 2010 midterm elections, there is some evidence ...
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Recent policymaking history aside, common discussions of the parties suggest that there are differences in the perceived willingness of Democrats and Republicans to deal with the deficit. In light of these perceived differences, we sought to understand whether members of the public really do distinguish between the likely consequences of ...
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Seth J. Hill is assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California - San Diego. He studies American politics, voting behavior, and campaigns and elections, with an emphasis on applying statistical methods to measure the effects of turnout and partisan switching on election outcomes, and applications of large-scale data compilations to political science. His published work has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science, World Politics, and the Election Law Journal.