Why voter studies are a good public investment

Eric Cantor and House Republicans are on one of their periodic attacks against funding for social sciences, with political science as a prime target. …

Why is it in the public interest to generate knowledge about voters?

There’s a real answer to that, beyond a general sense of how “democratic” the political system is. The truth is that elections don’t just exist; Congress and the states regulate them. Heavily. [cont.]

Jonathan Bernstein, Washington Post