Lecture Notes

This section includes lecture notes developed over several terms.

Lec # Topics
1 Introduction
2 Unidimensional Spatial Model (PDF)
3 Constitutional Origins of Congress (PDF)
4 Origin and Development of Congress (PDF)
5 Origin and Development of Congress (cont.)
6 Congressional Candidates (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
7 Congressional Candidates (cont.)
8 Congressional Voters (PDF)
9 Congressional Voters (cont.)
10 Congressional Voters (cont.)
11 Congressional Voters (cont.)
12 Regulating Congressional Elections (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
13 Regulating Congressional Elections (cont.)
14 Regulating Congressional Elections (cont.)
15 Midterm
16 Multidimensional Spatial Model (PDF)
17 Congressional Parties and Leadership (PDF)
18 Congressional Parties and Leadership (cont.)
19 Congressional Committees (PDF)
20 Congressional Committees (cont.)
21 Rules of the Chamber/Roll Call Voting (PDF)
22 Rules of the Chamber/Roll Call Voting (cont.)
23 Paper Presentations
24 Review/Wrap-up