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Dynamic Analysis of the Role of War Chests in Campaign Strategy (ICPSR 1121) RSS

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Summary:

Three hundred ninety-seven United States House of Representatives races in which an incumbent ran for reelection in 1990 are examined. Using repeated measures analysis of variance and duration analysis with time-varying covariates and temporally disaggregated war chest data, it is shown that war chests deter high-quality challengers from entering the race.

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Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. Dynamic Analysis of the Role of War Chests in Campaign Strategy. ICPSR01121-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01121.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • Ohio State University. Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Mortar Board National Foundation
  • University of Texas

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   campaign funds, political campaigns, reelection, reelection campaigns, United States House of Representatives

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The file submitted is Warchest.zip which includes a readme file that describes the contents of the zip file. (2) These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator if further information is desired.

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  • 2002-01-10 The original zip file, which was damaged in transmission, has been replaced.

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