Lecture Notes

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Lecture 1: Unidimensional Spatial Model (PDF - 1.7MB)

Lecture 2: Constitutional Origins of Congress (PDF - 1.1MB)

Lecture 3: Origin and Development of Congress (PDF - 2.6MB)

Lecture 4: Congressional Candidates (PDF - 2.2MB)

Lecture 5: Congressional Voters (PDF)

Lecture 6: Regulating Elections: Districts (PDF - 2.9MB)

Lecture 6B: Campaign Finance (PDF - 1.3MB)

Lecture 7: Spatial Theory in 2-space (PDF)

Lecture 8: Political Parties and Congressional Leadership (PDF)

Lecture 9: Committees (PDF)

Lecture 10: 15 Things to Know About Taking It to the Floor (PDF)