Craig M. Burnett

Hofstra University

Assistant Professor

Hempstead, NY 11549

United States

http://people.hofstra.edu/craig_burnett

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Dilemma of Direct Democracy

USC Law Legal Studies Paper No. 10-3, Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 4
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Craig M. Burnett, Elizabeth Garrett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University, USC Gould School of Law and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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direct democracy, voter competence, initiatives, referenda

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When Does Ballot Language Influence Voter Choices? Evidence from a Survey Experiment

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper; Forthcoming at Political Communication
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Craig M. Burnett and Vladimir Kogan
Hofstra University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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Direct democracy, framing, initiatives, referenda, ballot wording, Proposition 8, campaigns, election law

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Ballot (and Voter) 'Exhaustion' Under Instant Runoff Voting: An Examination of Four Ranked-Choice Elections

Electoral Studies (2015, Vol. 37): pp. 41-49.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Craig M. Burnett and Vladimir Kogan
Hofstra University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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instant runoff voting, ranked choice voting, alternative vote, ballot exhaustion

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What Do You Know? Comparing Political and Consumer Knowledge

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Craig M. Burnett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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political behavior, voter competence, political knowledge, consumer knowledge

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The Politics of Potholes: Service Quality and Retrospective Voting in Local Elections

Journal of Politics (2017, Vol. 79, No. 1): pp. 302-314
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Craig M. Burnett and Vladimir Kogan
Hofstra University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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city and urban politics, retrospective voting, municipal services, service quality, voting behavior

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Artificial Intelligence: Comparing Survey Responses for Online and Offline Samples

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Craig M. Burnett
Hofstra University
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Survey Research, Online Samples, Non-probability samples

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Do Nonpartisan Ballots Racialize Candidate Evaluations? Evidence from 'Who Said What?' Experiments

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Craig M. Burnett and Vladimir Kogan
Hofstra University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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race, voting, who said what, nonpartisan elections

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Team Spirit: The Search for Party in Local Politics

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Craig M. Burnett and Vladimir Kogan
Hofstra University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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political parties, legislative parties, city council, roll call analysis

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Preference Coherence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
Craig M. Burnett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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preference formation, preference construction, voting, scaling

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The Personal Politics of Same-Sex Marriage

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014
Craig M. Burnett and Aaron King
Hofstra University and Duke University
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same-sex marriage, contact theory, referendum, direct democracy

11.

Party Labels and Vote Choice in Judicial Elections

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
Craig M. Burnett and Lydia Brashear Tiede
Hofstra University and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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judicial elections, nonpartisan elections, information shortcuts, gender cue, cues, party identification

12.

Voter Knowledge of Candidates’ Judicial Philosophies

Judicature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Jun 2014
Craig M. Burnett and Lydia Brashear Tiede
Hofstra University and University of Houston - Department of Political Science
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judicial elections, judicial philosophy, voter knowledge

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Sex and the Ballot Box: Perception of Ballot Measures Regarding Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion in California

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Craig M. Burnett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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Direct Democracy, Constitutional Initiatives, Voting, Proposition 8

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Familiar Choices: Reconsidering the Institutional Effects of the Direct Initiative

State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Volume 12, Issue 2 (June 2012), 204 - 224
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Craig M. Burnett and Vladimir Kogan
Hofstra University and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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Direct democracy, Proposition 8, Framing, Initiative

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Local Logrolling? Examining the Impact of District Representation on Distributive Politics

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2012
Vladimir Kogan and Craig M. Burnett
Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science and Hofstra University
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district elections, logrolling, distributive politics, minority incorporation

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Does Campaign Spending Help Voters Learn about Ballot Measures?

Electoral Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Craig M. Burnett
Hofstra University
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direct democracy, voter knowledge, initiative, referendum

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When Common Wisdom Is Neither Common Nor Wisdom: Exploring Voters’ Limited Use of Endorsements on Three Ballot Measures

Minnesota Law Review, Volume 57, Number 5
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 May 2013
Craig M. Burnett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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direct democracy, endorsements, initiative, referendum, same-sex marriage, term-limits

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Gubernatorial Endorsements and Ballot Measure Approval

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Sep 2012
Craig M. Burnett and Janine Parry
Hofstra University and University of Arkansas
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Direct democracy, heuristics, elite endorsements, governor, initiative, referendum

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Marriage on the Ballot: An Analysis of Same-Sex Marriage Referendums in North Carolina, Minnesota, and Washington During the 2012 Elections

Chapman Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Craig M. Burnett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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Gaming Direct Democracy: How Voters’ Views of Job Performance Interact with Elite Endorsements of Ballot Measures

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Craig M. Burnett and Mathew D. McCubbins
Hofstra University and Department of Political Science and Law School, Duke University
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Direct democracy, cues, endorsements, referendum