Jonathan Cervas

Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy

5000 Forbes Avenue

Posner Hall 3866

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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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
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democracy; complex systems; voting rights

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Fallacies in Statistically-Based Claims about Massive Election Fraud in 2020: A Compendium

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2022
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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Can State Courts Cure Partisan Gerrymandering: Lessons from League of Women Voters v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2018)

Grofman, Bernard, and Jonathan R. Cervas. 2018. β€œCan 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
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Gerrymandering; Redistricting; Elections

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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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Population-Dependence of Cabinet Sizes

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Oct 2018
Rein Taagepera, Brian Kaiser and Jonathan Cervas
University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine, Department of Political Science and Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for Politics and Strategy
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cabinet size, assembly size, impact of population on politics

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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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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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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