Paul Herrnson

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Informations biographiques

Paul S. Herrnson is director of the Center for American Politics and Citizenship, professor in the Department of Government and Politics, and distinguished scholar-Teacher at the University of Maryland. He has published several books, including Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington, The Financiers of Congressional Elections, and Voting Technology: The Not-so-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot.

Dr. Herrnson has advised the U.S. Congress, the Maryland General Assembly, the Federal Election Commission, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, and various other government and non-governmental organizations on matters pertaining to money and politics, political parties and elections, and political reform. He has received several teaching awards and has served as President of the Southern Political Science Association.

  • Paul S. Herrnson, Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick G. Conrad, and Michael W. Traugott Voting Technology: The Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2008).
  • Paul S. Herrnson, Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington, 5th ed. (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2008).

Chapitres de livres

  • Paul S. Herrnson and James M. Curry, "Issue Voting in the 2006 Elections for the U.S. House of Representatives," in Lawrence C. Dodd and Bruce I. Oppenheimer, eds., Congress Reconsidered (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2008), 97-118.
  • Paul S. Herrnson and Colton Campbell, "Modern Political Campaigns in the United States," in Dennis W. Johnson, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Political Management (New York: Routledge, 2008), 11-23.
  • Nathan S. Bigelow and Paul S. Herrnson, "Interest Group Activity in U.S. Elections," in David Farrell and Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, eds. The Role of Non-Party Actors in Elections (Baden,Germany: Nomos-Verlag, 2008), 45-66.


  • Paul S. Herrnson Richard G. Niemi, Michael J. Hanmer, Benjamin B. Bederson, Frederick C. Conrad, Michael W. Traugott, and Peter Francia, "Voters' Evaluations of Electronic Voting Systems: Results from a Usability Field Study,"American Politics Research, vol. 36 (2008): 580-611.
  • Paul S. Herrnson, "Paper Trails, Cryptography and Other Approaches to Vote Verification," Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, vol. 18 (2008): 657-664