Senate Responsiveness to Minority Constituencies: Latino Electoral Strength and Representation
作者: Jeffrey A. FineJames M. Avery
作者单位: 1Clemson University
2 Richard Stockton College
刊名: Social Science Quarterly, 2014, Vol.95 (4), pp.1172-1188
来源数据库: Wiley Journal
DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12093
原始语种摘要: Objective(#br)While most research on minority representation in Congress finds that the African‐American constituency size influences representation of the group's interests, most recent studies examining Latinos find no such relationship. We argue that the failure to find a relationship stems from the focus of prior research on the proportion of the Latino population in the total geographic constituency rather than the proportion of Latinos in the electoral constituency, what we term “Latino electoral strength” (LES).(#br)Methods(#br)Using data on Latino turnout at the state level, we examine the effect of LES on representation of Latino interests in the U.S. Senate. We use ordinary least squares (OLS) regression that accounts for the time serial, cross‐sectional (TSCS) nature of our...
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  • 利益 关系
  • representation 表现
  • constituency 全体选民
  • electoral 选举
  • relationship 关系
  • interests 关系
  • proportion 比例
  • population 母体
  • argue 证明
  • examine 
  • suggest 建议