Kathleen Bawn is Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 4289 Bunche Hall, Box 951472, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1472 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Zeynep Somer-Topcu is Assistant Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University, 354 Commons Center, 230 Appleton Place, Nashville, TN 37203 (email@example.com).
Government versus Opposition at the Polls: How Governing Status Affects the Impact of Policy Positions
Article first published online: 23 JAN 2012
© 2012, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 56, Issue 2, pages 433–446, April 2012
How to Cite
Bawn, K. and Somer-Topcu, Z. (2012), Government versus Opposition at the Polls: How Governing Status Affects the Impact of Policy Positions. American Journal of Political Science, 56: 433–446. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00563.x
Both authors contributed equally to the article. An earlier version of this article was presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. We thank James Adams and seminar participants at Michigan, Stanford, and UCLA for helpful comments and Emma Watson for research assistance. All remaining errors are the authors’ sole responsibility. Data for this project can be found at http://my.vanderbilt.edu/somertopcu.
- Issue published online: 16 APR 2012
- Article first published online: 23 JAN 2012
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