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10 Cards in this Set

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increased spending helps the challenger more than the incumbent; inc. spending by incumbent lowers prob. of reelection
Green and Krasno
marginal effect of incumbent spending equal the challenger; Jacobson omitted challenger quality, reciprocal causation, and diminishing marginal returns
Abramowitz et al.
decline in marginal districts result of demographic change and ideological realignment, not redistricting
spending money not enough- have to know how and when to spend it; potential vs. actual self-financing; benefits of fundraising besides money
presidential surge and midterm decline
Senate similar to House, decreased importance of name recognition
Estimating Senate elections through instrumental variables: challenger wealth, state population, lagged spending
Rothenberg and Sanders
members behave differently when there is no electoral connection; increased shirking of retiring members
Bianco et al.
evidence of electoral connection in 1800s: Compensation Act 1816
Carson and Engstrom
evidence of electoral connection in 1800s: Corrupt Bargain election of 1824 (JQA vs. Jackson) and midterms in 1826