Legislative Studies Quarterly

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Edited By: Frances E. Lee, Lanny W. Martin, Peverill Squire

Impact Factor: 1.095

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 47/156 (Political Science)

Online ISSN: 1939-9162



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Instructions to Contributors
Manuscripts on the U.S. Congress should be submitted to Frances E. Lee <lsq@umd.edu>, Department of Government, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA. Manuscripts on state and local legislatures should be submitted to Peverill Squire<squirep@missouri.edu>, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-6030, USA. Manuscripts on legislatures outside the United States should be submitted to Lanny W. Martin <lsq@rice.edu>, Department of Political Science, Rice University, PO Box 1892, MS 24, Houston, TX 77251-1892, U.S.A.

Manuscripts may be submitted in one of two forms: 1) electronically as two Adobe Acrobat PDF files, one of them with all author self-identification information removed, or 2) as hard copies in quadruplicate (three of them with all author self-identification information removed).

The Legislative Studies Quarterly follows the APSA Style Manual and the Chicago Manual of Style for manuscript preparation. Below are some general submission guidelines:

• The manuscript (including tables, figures, notes, references, and appendices) should not exceed 40 standard pages, double spaced.
• Include a 100-word abstract.
• Double-space the entire manuscript, including the abstract, appendices, notes, and references.
• Use a typeface of at least 12 pt. The manuscript should be left justified with margins of at least 1 inch.
• Notes should appear as endnotes.
• References should appear at the end of the manuscript and should conform to APSA style. All works cited in the text must be fully referenced at the end of the manuscript.
• Tables/Figures should have indicators within the text but should appear on separate pages at the end.

If the paper is accepted for publication, the author(s) will receive instructions for preparing the final version of the manuscript.

For more information, contact the Legislative Studies Quarterly, 328 Schaeffer Hall, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1409, USA. Telephone (319) 335-2361. FAX: (319) 335-3211.



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