Symposium on the Presidential Nominating Process and American Democracy
October 23, 2009
New York, NY
Organized by the Academy of Political Science and Political Science Quarterly.
Funded in part by The Carnegie Corporation of New York
Leading scholars met to examine the United States' system of selecting presidential candidates and to consider ideas for reforming the nominating process. Articles presented at this symposium were published in the Summer and Fall 2010 issues of Political Science Quarterly.
Demetrios James Caraley
The Academy of Political Science
Political Science Quarterly
Robert Y. Shapiro
The Primary Purpose of Presidential Primaries
Dennis F. Thompson
Creating Better Heuristics for the Presidential Primary:
The Citizen Assembly
Heather K. Gerken and Douglas Rand
Yale Law School
Columbia Law School
A Modified National Primary:
State Losers and Support for Changing the Presidential Nominating Process
University of Iowa
Are American Presidential Campaigns Just Too Long?
William G. Mayer
Improving the Nominating Process: The Role of Money
Norman J. Ornstein
American Enterprise Institute
Are Caucuses Bad for Democracy?
Fredrick C. Harris
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