Chris W. Bonneau

University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science

Associate Professor of Political Science

4600 Posvar Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

http://www.pitt.edu/~cwb7

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Effect of Campaign Contributions on Judicial Decisionmaking

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Feb 2009
Chris W. Bonneau and Damon M. Cann
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 511 (53,121)
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judicial elections, campaign contributions, quid pro quo

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Agenda Control, the Median Justice, and the Majority Opinion on the U.S. Supreme Court

American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 51, pp. 891-906, October 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, Michigan State University - Department of Political Science, George Washington University and George Washington University
Downloads 213 (141,236)
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U.S. Supreme Court, Agenda Control

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Does Money Buy Voters? Campaign Spending and Citizen Participation in State Supreme Court Elections

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Melinda Gann Hall and Chris W. Bonneau
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 187 (159,355)
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state politics, elections and campaigns, judicial elections, judicial politics

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Hide the Republicans, the Christians, and the Women: A Response to "Politics and Professional Advancement Among College Faculty."

The Forum, Vol. 3(2), No. 7, 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Barry Ames, David C. Barker, Chris W. Bonneau and Chris J. Carman
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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What Price Justice(s)? Understanding Campaign Spending in State Supreme Court Elections

State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Vol. 5, pp. 107-125, Summer 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 131 (215,231)
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The Dynamics of Campaign Spending in State Supreme Court Elections, 1990-2004

RUNNING FOR JUDGE: THE RISING POLITICAL, FINANCIAL, AND LEGAL STAKES OF JUDICIAL ELECTIONS, Matthew J. Streb, ed., pp. 59-72, New York: New York University Press
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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The Effects of Campaign Spending in State Supreme Court Elections

Political Research Quarterly Vol. 60, pp. 489-499, September 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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Electoral Verdicts: Incumbent Defeats in State Supreme Court Elections

American Politics Research, Vol. 33, pp. 818-841, November 2005
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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judicial selection, state supreme courts, judicial elections, incumbency advantage

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The United States Supreme Court: Continuity and Change

AMERICAN POLITICS 5, Gillian Peele, Christopher J. Bailey, Bruce Cain, and B. Guy Peters, eds., Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 107-123, 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau and Tara Stricko
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Kennesaw State University
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On Consensus in State Supreme Courts

Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 12-15, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Kevin Arceneaux, Chris W. Bonneau and Paul Brace
Temple University - Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Rice University - Department of Political Science
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Race and the Politics of Criminal Cases on State Supreme Courts

Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, January 4-6, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2009
Chris W. Bonneau and Heather Marie Rice
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 86 (288,187)
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Campaign Spending, Diminishing Marginal Returns, and Campaign Finance Restrictions in Judicial Elections

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2010
Chris W. Bonneau and Damon M. Cann
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Utah State University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 83 (294,489)
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campaign finance, judicial elections, state supreme courts, judicial selection, elections

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Negativity and Television Advertising in State Supreme Court Elections

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2009
Melinda Gann Hall and Chris W. Bonneau
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 82 (296,685)
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Patterns of Campaign Spending and Electoral Competition in State Supreme Court Elections

Justice System Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 21-38, 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 81 (298,871)
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Does Quality Matter? Challengers in State Supreme Court Elections

American Journal of Political Science Vol.50, pp. 20-33, January 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Sep 2007
Melinda Gann Hall and Chris W. Bonneau
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science and University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 78 (305,618)
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judicial selection, state supreme courts, elections

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Campaign Fundraising in State Supreme Court Elections

Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 88, pp. 68-85, March 2007
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 72 (319,955)
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Strategic Rationality, Sincere Rationality, and Bounded Rationality on the U.S. Supreme Court: How Can We Tell the Difference?

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), September 1-4, 2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau and Thomas H. Hammond
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Michigan State University - Department of Political Science
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The Composition of State Supreme Courts, 2000

Judicature, Vol. 85, pp. 26-31, July/August 2001
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
Downloads 64 (340,715)
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Judicial Independence and Minority Interests

Conference on Empirical Studies and Judges, Harvard Law School, November 10, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Daniel Berkowitz, Chris W. Bonneau and Karen Clay
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management
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Contributions to Judicial Campaigns: Assessing Comprehension in an Environment Without Partisan Signals

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2009
University of Texas at Arlingtion, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science, Utah State University - Department of Political Science and UT Arlington
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judicial elections, contributions, state politics, subnational politics, judicial politics

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Vacancies on the Bench: Open Seat Elections for State Supreme Courts

Justice System Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 143-159, 2006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science
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The Wisconsin Judiciary

WISCONSIN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS, 8th edition, Ronald E. Weber, ed., pp. 171-196, Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau and Melinda Gann Hall
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Michigan State University - Department of Political Science
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Predicting Challengers in State Supreme Court Elections: Context and the Politics of Institutional Design

Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 56, pp. 337-349, September 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Chris W. Bonneau and Melinda Gann Hall
University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Michigan State University - Department of Political Science
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A Court of Appeals in a Rational-Choice Model of Supreme Court Decision-Making

INSTITUTIONAL GAMES AND THE U.S. SUPREME COURT, James R. Rogers, Roy B. Flemming, & Jon R. Bond, eds., University of Virginia Press, 2006
Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Thomas H. Hammond, Chris W. Bonneau and Reginald Sheehan
Michigan State University - Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Political Science and Michigan State University - Department of Political Science

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