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?
Article first published 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 published online: 16 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 4 JAN 2012
Table A1: House Members Who Seek Senate Nominations: 1992–2008 (including Congressional Term Indicator Variables)
Table A2: House Members Who Seek Senate Nominations: 1992–2008: Estimated Robust Standard Errors, Clustered Standard Errors, and Newey-West Standard Errors
Table A3: House Members Who Seek Senate Nominations: 1992–2008: Rare Events Logit Estimation
Table A4: Causal Steps Mediation Analysis (Standardized Coefficients)
Table A5: Sobel Test
Table A6: Descriptive Statistics: House Members Seeking Senate Nominations: 1992–2008
Table A7: Coding of Variables in the Member-Congress Dataset.
Table A8: House Members Who Seek Senate Nominations: 1992–2008 (Member Career) Member-Career Dataset
Table A9: Difference of Means: Nonblack House Members and Black House Members over the Course of Their House Career: 1992
Table A10: Descriptive Statistics: House Members Seeking Senate Nomination: 1992–2008. Throughout House Member's Career
Table A11: Coding of Variables in the Member-Career Dataset.
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