An earlier version of this article was presented at the 2009 conference on “Legislative Elections, Process, and Policy: The Influence of Bicameralism” sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions at Vanderbilt University. We thank Alan Abramowitz, Joshua Clinton, John Geer, Suzanne Globetti, Christian Grose, Cindy Kam, David Lewis, Kathryn Pearson, Efren Perez, Wendy Schiller, Barbara Sinclair, Stephen Utych, and the anonymous reviewers at AJPS for their help on and assistance with this research. Replication data can be found at http://www.vanderbilt.edu/political-science/bio/bruce-oppenheimer.
The House as a Stepping Stone to the Senate: Why Do So Few African American House Members Run?
Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2012
© 2012, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 56, Issue 2, pages 387–399, April 2012
How to Cite
Johnson, G., Oppenheimer, B. I. and Selin, J. L. (2012), The House as a Stepping Stone to the Senate: Why Do So Few African American House Members Run?. American Journal of Political Science, 56: 387–399. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00562.x
- Issue online: 16 APR 2012
- Version of Record online: 4 JAN 2012
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