Direct Democracy in the U.S.
Milita, Kerri. 2017. “Beyond Roll-Off: Individual Level Abstention on Ballot Measure Voting.” Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties 27 (4): 448-65.
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Election Laws & Agenda-Setting: How Election Law Restrictiveness Shapes the Complexity of State Ballot Measures." State Politics & Policy Quarterly 15 (2): 119-46. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Milita, Kerri. 2015. "Restrictive Ballot Access Laws Reduce the Technical Complexity of Initiatives & Make Them More Likely to Pass." USAPP. London School of Economics.
Milita, Kerri. “Restricting the Initiative: the Role of State Legislative Threat Perception.” Working paper.
Milita, Kerri. "Does Direct Democracy Hinder Descriptive Representation in U.S. Congressional Delegations?" Working paper.
Milita, Kerri, Elizabeth Simas, John Barry Ryan, & Yanna Krupnikov. 2017. "The Effects of Ambiguous Rhetoric in Congressional Elections." Electoral Studies 46: 48-63.
Milita, Kerri, John Barry Ryan, & Elizabeth Simas. 2014. "Nowhere to Run, Nothing to Hide, or Nothing to Lose? Candidate Position-Taking in U.S. House Elections." Political Behavior 36 (2): 427-49.
Schraufnagel, Scot, & Kerri Milita. 2010. "The Partisan Duopoly in U.S. House Elections: an Analysis of Minor Party Failure, 1976-2006." Representation 46 (2): 249-61.
Schraufnagel, Scot, & Kerri Milita. 2010. "Testing the Effects of Ballot Access Reform on Non-Major Party Electoral Fortunes: the Case of Florida's Revision 11." American Review of Politics 31 (1): 25-39.
Simas, Elizabeth N., Kerri Milita, & John Barry Ryan. "Ambiguous Rhetoric and Legislative Accountability." Working paper.
Milita, Kerri, & John Barry Ryan. Forthcoming. "Battleground States and Local Coverage of American Presidential Campaigns." Political Research Quarterly. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Piston, Spencer, Yanna Krupnikov, John Barry Ryan & Kerri Milita. 2018. “Clear as Black and White: the Effects of Ambiguous Rhetoric Depend on Candidate Race.” The Journal of Politics 80 (2): 662-74. [Click Here for Replication Files]
Milita, Kerri, and Jaclyn Bunch. 2017. “Helicopter Parenting and the Policy Attitudes of College Students.” PS: Political Science & Politics 50 (2): 359-66.
Bunch, Jaclyn, Scott Liebertz, & Kerri Milita. 2017. "Outcomes & Outputs: Long-term Effects of TANF on Poverty & Caseload Enrollment." Public Policy & Administration.
Krupnikov, Yanna, Kerri Milita, Elizabeth Connors, & John Barry Ryan. “Gender Differences in the Quality of Political Discussion.” Invited to Revise & Resubmit.
Milita, Kerri, Jaclyn Bunch & Sara Yeganeh. “It Could Happen to You: How Risk Exposure Shapes Policy Attitudes Toward Wealth Redistribution.” Under review.
Milita, Kerri. "Ambiguous Rhetoric & Credit Claiming: Stacking the Deck Against Women Candidates?” Working paper.
Milita, Kerri, & Jaclyn Bunch. "Helicopter Parenting & the Selective Decline of Political Ambition." Under review.
Berry, William D., Belinda Creel Davis, Lanny W. Martin, Charles J. Barrilleaux, & Kerri Milita. “Electoral Competition in the American States: a New Measure and Approach for Assessing its Impact on Public Policy.” Working paper.
Ryan, John Barry, Yanna Krupnikov, Patrick Kraft, and Kerri Milita. "The Modern Gatekeepers in Mass Media." Working paper.