Research in Electoral Geography

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Political Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/12/2018
Start / End Time: 5:20 PM / 7:00 PM
Room: Napoleon B1, Sheraton 3rd Floor
Organizers: John Heppen
Chairs: John Heppen


A paper session devoted to research in electoral geography. Papers devoted to the 2016 election and recent elections are encouraged as well as papers devoted to gerrymandering, voting rights, voting laws, and methodological matters are welcome. North American and international topics are also welcome.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Samuel P. Nielson*, University of South Carolina, Gerrymanding: Mapping Its Legal Progression 20 5:20 PM
Presenter John Heppen*, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, Predicting and Analyzing Avenues of Electoral Success for Democratic Socialist Candidates in Presidential Elections 20 5:40 PM
Presenter Ryan Weichelt*, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, The Long Slow Bleed of Wisconsin Democrats: 2010 to the Present 20 6:00 PM
Presenter Darrell Norris*, SUNY - Geneseo, The Caucasian Candidate: Voting for Trump in Rural Nebraska 20 6:20 PM

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