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Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior (Section 32)

The purpose of this section is to promote interest in teaching and research on elections, electoral behavior, public opinion, voting turnout, and political participation, both within the United States and in comparative perspective.

Founded: 1994
Yearly membership dues: $0 for students and $18.00 for other members. Subscription to Political Behavior included with membership.* Print subscriptions of Political Behavior are available for an additional $20, payable to the publisher, Springer.
Website: connect.apsanet.org/s32/
Journal: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/political+science/journal/11109
Section Counts

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Section Officers

Chair
Elizabeth Zechmeister 
Vanderbilt University

Vice-Chair
André Blais
Université de Montréal

Treasurer
David Lublin
American University

Communications Director
Bethany Albertson
University of Texas
[email protected]

Journal Editor
Political Behavior
Geoffrey Layman
University of Notre Dame

Benjamin Radcliff
University of Notre Dame

2020 Annual Meeting Program Chairs
E&V Division
Hanna Wass, University of Helsinki

PO Division
Tyson King-Meadows, University of Maryland BC

Executive Council
Term 09/19-08/21
Michele Marglois, University of Pennsylvania
Alessandro Nai, University of Amsterdam
John Ryan, Stony Brook University

Term: 09/2018-2020
Camille Burge, Villanova University
Jonathan Ladd, Georgetown University
David Nickerson, Temple University


Section Awards

Section awards are presented during the APSA annual meeting awards ceremony. To learn more about any award listed, contact the award committee chair for the award.

All section 32. Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior awards to-date »

Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is given for the best paper delivered at the previous year's APSA Annual Meeting.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

Emerging Scholar Award

The Emerging Scholar Award is awarded to the top scholar in the field who is within 10 years of her or his Ph.D.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

John Sullivan Award

The John Sullivan Award for the best paper by a graduate student on a panel sponsored by the APSA Organized Section on Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior at the previous APSA Annual Meeting.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

Philip E. Converse Book Award

The Philip E. Converse Book Award is given for an outstanding book in the field published five or more years ago.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

Best Article in Political Behavior Award

The Best Article in Political Behavior is awarded for the best particle published in print in Political Behavior in the previous calendar year.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

Graduate Student Travel Awards

Multiple grants awarded to graduate students who are authors or co-authors of papers on a panel or poster session sponsored by the section at the Annual Meeting.

Deadline for nominations: March 31, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

Warren E. Miller Award

The Warren E. Miller Prize is awarded every two or three years for an outstanding career of intellectual accomplishment and service to the profession in the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior field.

Deadline for nominations: March 1, 2020

Award Committee

TBA

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