Bernard Grofman

University of California, Irvine

Distinguished Professor

School of Social Sciences

SSPB 2291

Irvine, CA 92697

United States

http://www.socsci.uci.edu/~bgrofman/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Strategic Voting and Coalitions

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Jon Fraenkel and Bernard Grofman
Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka and University of California, Irvine
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Turning Communities Of Interest Into A Rigorous Standard For Fair Districting

Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Volume XVIII, Issue 1, pp.101-189, February 2022.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2022
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Princeton University - Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Irvine, Richard F. Ober, Jr., Princeton University and Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy
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Redistricting, Communities of interest, Representation, Voting Rights Act

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A systems framework for remedying dysfunction in U.S. democracy

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Samuel Wang, Jonathan Cervas, Bernard Grofman and Keena Lipsitz
Princeton University - Neuroscience Institute, Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy, University of California, Irvine and Queens College, CUNY
Downloads 253 (169,521)
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democracy; complex systems; voting rights

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Can State Courts Cure Partisan Gerrymandering: Lessons from League of Women Voters v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2018)

Grofman, Bernard, and Jonathan R. Cervas. 2018. “Can State Courts Cure Partisan Gerrymandering: Lessons from League of Women Voters v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2018).” Election Law Journal 17(4): 264–285.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Bernard Grofman and Jonathan Cervas
University of California, Irvine and Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy
Downloads 220 (193,764)
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Gerrymandering; Redistricting; Elections

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Critiquing Syllygisms and Statistical Fallacies in the Claims about Massive Election Fraud in 2020

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2021
Bernard Grofman and Jonathan Cervas
University of California, Irvine and Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy
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voter fraud; elections

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Has the Voting Rights Act Outlived its Usefulness? In a Word, 'No'

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
American University, University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Voting Rights Act, redistricting, minority representation, representation, Congress, elections, state legislatures

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Social Networks in Political Science: Hiring and Placement of PhDs, 1960-2002

PS: Political Science & Politics, Vol. 40, No. 4, October 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
UC San Diego Division of Social SciencesUniversity of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health, University of California, Irvine and Tufts University
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The Terminology of Districting

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2020
Bernard Grofman and Jonathan Cervas
University of California, Irvine and Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy
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redistricting; gerrymandering; apportionment

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Why Donald Trump Should be a Fervent Advocate of Using Rank-Choice Voting in 2024

Cervas, Jonathan, & Bernard Grofman. forthcoming. "Why Donald Trump Should be a Fervent Advocate of Using Rank-Choice Voting in 2024". PS - Political Science and Politics.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2021
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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Rank Choice Voting, Third Parties, Elections, Social Choice

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Tools for Identifying Partisan Gerrymandering (PA)

Political Geography, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2019
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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redistricting, gerrymandering, election law

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Can Social Science Evidence Be Trusted in Voting Rights Litigation? Ascertaining Whether a Minority Community Will Have an Equal Opportunity to Elect a Candidate of its Choice in a Given Legislative or Congressional District

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Sep 2021
Bernard Grofman, Lisa Handley and David Lublin
University of California, Irvine, affiliation not provided to SSRN and American University
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voting rights, redistricting, elections, race

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How Best to do Prison Population Data Reallocation, i.e., How Best to Mitigate Prison Gerrymandering?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Aug 2021
Bernard Grofman
University of California, Irvine
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prison gerrymandering, “one person, one vote”, apportionment; redistricting

Replacement Effects and the Slow Cycle of Ideological Polarization in the U.S. House

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Thomas L. Brunell, Bernard Grofman and Samuel Merrill
University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine and Wilkes University - Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
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Recent Approaches to the Definition and Measurement of Compactness

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 Oct 2021
Bernard Grofman and Jonathan Cervas
University of California, Irvine and Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy
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The Future of Partisan Symmetry as a Judicial Test for Partisan Gerrymandering after LULAC v. Perry

Election Law Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 2-35, January 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2008
Bernard Grofman and Gary King
University of California, Irvine and Harvard University
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Trending Economic Factors and the Structure of Congress in the Growth Of Government, 1930-2002

Public Choice, Vol. 113, pp. 389-402
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2008
Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine and Duke University - Department of Political Science
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Public expenditure, Congress, Ideology, Majority party strength, Party control

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Explaining Variation in the Degree of Electoral Competition in a Mature Democracy: U.S. Senate Elections, 1922-2004

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Stanley L. Winer, Lawrence W. Kenny and Bernard Grofman
Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of California, Irvine
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degree of electoral competition, U.S. Senate elections, heterogeneity of electorates, primaries

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The Duverger-Demsetz Perspective on Electoral Competitiveness and Fragmentation: With Application to the Canadian Parliamentary System, 1867-2011

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5752
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
J. Stephen Ferris, Stanley L. Winer and Bernard Grofman
Carleton University - Department of Economics, Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 33 (611,687)
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electoral competition, economic competition, contestability, volatility adjusted vote margin, safe seats, marginal seats, Duverger, Demsetz

Fracking: A Contiguity-Related Redistricting Metric

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy, University of California, Irvine, Maptitude for Redistricting and Maptitude for Redistricting
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redistricting, gerrymandering, representation

Fracking: A Contiguity-Related Redistricting Metric

Cervas, Jonathan and Bernard Grofman. 2021. "Fracking: A Contiguity-Related Redistricting Metric". August 31, 2021. https://electionlawblog.org/?p=124386
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Oct 2021
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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Legal, Political Science and Economics Approaches to Measuring Malapportionment: The U.S. House, the Senate and the Electoral College 1790–2010

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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Malapportionment; Electoral College, Total Population Deviation, Gallagher Index, Gini Index, Elections, Representation, Voting

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The Unanticipated Effect of COVID-19 on House Apportionment

Forthcoming, Social Science Quarterly, DOI:10.1111/ssqu.13058
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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Using Folded Seats-Votes Curves to Compare Partisan Bias in the 2020 Presidential Election with Partisan Bias in the Five Other Presidential Elections in the 21st Century

Presidential Studies Quarterly
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 02 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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Explaining Variation in the Competitiveness of U.S. Senate Elections, 1922-2004

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2013
Stanley L. Winer, Lawrence W. Kenny and Bernard Grofman
Carleton University - School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and University of California, Irvine
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electoral competition, political competiveness, U.S. Senate electons, ideological heterogeneity, national party constaints, primary elections, spline regression, asymmetric breakpoint

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Consequences of Choice of House Apportionment Method in 2020

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Aug 2021
Jonathan Cervas and Bernard Grofman
Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy and University of California, Irvine
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representation; apportionment; congress

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Choosing Subsets: A Size-Independent Probabilistic Model and the Quest for a Social Welfare Ordering

Posted: 10 Sep 1998
Michel Regenwetter and Bernard Grofman
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Psychology and University of California, Irvine

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