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Michael Herron

MichaelProfessor of Government
Silsby 201

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B.S. Mathematics and Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
M.A. Political Science, University of Dayton
M.S. Statistics, Stanford University
Ph.D. Business, Stanford University

Recent publications

  • "Voting Technology and the 2008 New Hampshire Primary," with Walter R. Mebane, Jr., and Jonathan N. Wand, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 17(2): 351-374, 2008.
  • "Ballot Formats, Touchscreens, and Undervotes: A Study of the 2006 Midterm Elections in Florida," with Laurin Frisina, James Honaker, and Jeffrey B. Lewis, Election Law Journal 7(1): 25-47, 2008.
  • "Term Limits and Pork," with Kenneth W. Shotts, Legislative Studies Quarterly, forthcoming, August 2006.
  • "Ohio 2004 Election: Turnout, Residual Votes and Votes in Precincts and Wards," with Walter R. Mebane, Jr., in "Democracy at Risk: The 2004 Election in Ohio," report published by the Democratic National Committee, 2005. 
  • "Black Candidates and Black Voters: Assessing the Impact of Candidate Race on Uncounted Vote Rates," with Jasjeet S. Sekhon, Journal of Politics, 67(1): 154-177, February 2005.

Research interests

  • Ballot abnormalities and residual votes
  • Government redistribution
  • Ecological inference
  • Statistical Methods


Last Updated: 10/2/13