Eric McGhee

Public Policy Institute of California

Research Fellow

500 Washington Street

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San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Partisan Gerrymandering and the Efficiency Gap

82 University of Chicago Law Review, 831 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 493
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Nicholas Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee
Harvard Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
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A Primary Cause of Partisanship? Nomination Systems and Legislator Ideology

American Journal of Political Science, v58, n2, April 2014, pp. 337-351
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2014
Public Policy Institute of California, University of Denver, University of Houston - Department of Political Science, Princeton University - Department of Political Science and Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 895 (39,357)
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State legislatures, polarization, primaries, American politics, partisanship

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The Measure of a Metric: The Debate Over Quantifying Partisan Gerrymandering

70 Stan. L. Rev. 1503 (2018), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 672
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Nicholas Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee
Harvard Law School and Public Policy Institute of California
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Election law; redistricting; partisan gerrymandering

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Districts for a New Decade--Partisan Outcomes and Racial Representation in the 2021-22 Redistricting Cycle

Publius: Journal of Federalism. Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 25 May 2022
George Washington University - Department of Political Science, Public Policy Institute of California and PlanScore.org
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redistricting, gerrymandering, elections, American politics

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Vote-by-Mail Policy and the 2020 Presidential Election

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2022
Eric McGhee and Mindy Romero
Public Policy Institute of California and USC Price School of Public Policy
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elections, election reform, vote-by-mail, turnout, 2020 election

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Measuring Partisan Bias in Single-Member District Electoral Systems

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
Downloads 322 (138,209)
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redistricting, gerrymandering, partisan bias, electoral systems, elections, American politics

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The Registration and Turnout Effects of Automatic Voter Registration

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2021
Eric McGhee, Charlotte Hill and Mindy Romero
Public Policy Institute of California, Goldman School of Public Policy and USC Price School of Public Policy
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voter registration, voter turnout, elections, election reform, American politics

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Should Women Win More Often than Men? The Roots of Electoral Success and Gender Bias in U.S. House Elections

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Kathryn Pearson and Eric McGhee
University of Minnesota and Public Policy Institute of California
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Women in politics, congressional elections, American politics, gender politics

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The Realities of Electoral Reform

68 Vanderbilt Law Review 761 (2015), U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 518
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Harvard Law School, Public Policy Institute of California and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
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election law, representation

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Has the Top Two Primary Elected More Moderates?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jun 2017
Eric McGhee and Boris Shor
Public Policy Institute of California and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
Downloads 232 (192,256)
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polarization, primaries, reform, states, top two

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Measuring Efficiency in Redistricting

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
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redistricting, elections, electoral systems, election law, gerrymandering

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Kingmakers or Cheerleaders? Party Power and the Causal Effects of Endorsements

EPSA 2013 Annual General Conference Paper 149
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jun 2013
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of Denver and Public Policy Institute of California
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endorsements, parties, California, primaries

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The Role of Partisan Gerrymandering in U.S. Elections

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Mar 2019
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
Downloads 68 (474,185)
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redistricting, gerrymandering, political representation, elections, election reform

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Party Power and the Causal Effect of Endorsements

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Seth E. Masket and Eric McGhee
University of Denver and Public Policy Institute of California
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endorsements, parties, top-two, California

Districts and Candidates in U.S. House Elections

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
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elections, U.S. congress, responsiveness, competition, polarization

Districts and Candidates in U.S. House Elections

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
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elections, U.S. House, incumbency advantage, partisanship

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How Much Does the Public Know About the State Budget, and Does it Matter?

California Journal of Politics and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
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California budget, taxes, spending, public opinion, public knowledge

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Rejoinder To ‘Considering the Prospects for Establishing a Packing Gerrymandering Standard’

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Oct 2017
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
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Redistricting, Gerrymandering, Electoral Systems, Electoral Reform

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Memo to the Indiana Legislature on Efficiency Gap Imputations

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2017
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California
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Partisan Gerrymandering and Political Science

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 23, pp. 171-185, 2020
Posted: 17 May 2020
Eric McGhee
Public Policy Institute of California

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