The authors are grateful to the Russell Sage Foundation and the National Science Foundation for their financial support as well as to Project Vote Smart for providing us with data from their NPAT survey of candidates. Earlier versions of this article received critical feedback and helpful guidance from Michael Berkman, Ernesto Calvo, and Eric Plutzer and from many anonymous reviewers, as well as participants at the 2007 APSA Conference, 2008 State Politics and Policy Conference, and the Summer 2010 Russell Sage Foundation Working Group on the Politics of Inequality. The authors are responsible for any errors or for the interpretations presented. The data used in this study are stored on the AJPS Data Archive on Dataverse, available at http://dvn.iq.harvard.edu/dvn/dv/ajps/faces/study/StudyPage.xhtml?studyId=85907&versionNumber=1.
Political Parties and Representation of the Poor in the American States
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American Journal of Political Science
Volume 57, Issue 3, pages 552–565, July 2013
How to Cite
Rigby, E. and Wright, G. C. (2013), Political Parties and Representation of the Poor in the American States. American Journal of Political Science, 57: 552–565. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12007
- Issue online: 1 JUL 2013
- Version of Record online: 18 JAN 2013
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Appendix A: Information on Survey Items used in Policy Liberalism Scales
Appendix B: Additional Information on Missing Data Imputation
Figure B1: Proportion of Cases Imputed, Public Opinion Liberalism
Figure B2: Proportion of Cases Imputed, Parties’ Liberalism
Figure B3: Public Opinion Liberalism Scores, Imputed versus Known Values
Figure B4: Policymakers’ Liberalism Scores, Imputed versus Known Values
Appendix C: Sensitivity Analyses: Alternatives for Dividing Income Groups
Appendix D: Sensitivity Analyses: Restricted Samples (Winners and Voters)
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