Democratic Candidate Consultant Network
2002 Dem. Candidate-Consultant Network

This plot depicts the candidates and consultants in the largest component of the projected 2002 Democratic candidate network constructed from the Druckman, Kifer, and Parkin (2009) House of Representatives candidate sample and FEC data. Consultant nodes are solid circles; candidate nodes are unfilled circles. (Brendan Nyhan)

Miami-Dade County voter check-in
Miami-Dade County Voter Check-In

This figure depicts smoothed voter check-in times across ten Election Day precincts in Miami-Dade County during the 2014 General Election. It was made by Michael Herron and Daniel Smith. The figure illustrates how many precincts service large groups of voters around 7:00 am and then later around 7:00 pm.

National Constitutions 1787-2008
National Constitutions 1787-2008

This figure was created by Daniel Rockmore and colleagues, who studied diffusion in national constitutions from 1787-2008. In the figure each point represents a constitution, and Rockmore and colleagues conclude that constitutions cluster in three epochs.

Classical French playwright similarities
Classical French Playwrights

This plot describes similarities among plays by Racine, Voltaire, and other writers of French classical theater. It was developed by Allen Riddell, a post-doctoral fellow at the Neukom Institute.

Tokushima, Japan voter turnout
Tokushima Prefecture Voter Turnout

This figure depicts various municipalities in the Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku Island in Japan. The figure was made by Yusaku Horiuchi and Kentaro Fukumoto, who were studying whether the presence of a municipal election scheduled two weeks before a prefectural election affects voter turnout in the latter.

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Professor of Government
Scott D. Pauls
Professor of Mathematics
Michael C. Herron
Remsen 1943 Professor of Government
Professor of Quantitative Social Science
Jonathan Chipman
Director, Citrin Family GIS/Applied Spatial Analysis Laboratory

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