My academic research focuses on the behavioural effects of interactions between citizens and political campaigns. This includes the effect of campaigns on political engagement, the nature of political decision-making, campaign messaging, and the broader drivers of political behaviour.
This page lists my published peer-reviewed articles and other writing.
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
A7. Is it worth door-knocking? Evidence from a UK-based GOTV field experiment on the effect of leaflets and canvass visits on voter turnout. Political Science Research and Methods (forthcoming) [paper, code and data].
A6. The 2016 referendum: Explaining support for Brexit among would-be MPs. Political Studies (forthcoming). With Siim Trumm & Caitlin Milazzo. [paper].
A5. Crowdsourcing campaigns: A new dataset for studying British parties’ electoral communications. Political Studies Review (forthcoming). With Caitlin Milazzo & Siim Trumm [paper].
A4. Can parties recruit postal voters? Experimental evidence from Britain. Electoral Studies (2020), 64(1). With Stuart Turnbull-Dugarte [paper, pre-registration].
A3. Drowned out by the noise? The downstream mobilisation effects of party campaigning between local and general elections. Journal of Experimental Political Science (2020), 7(3): 188-198. [paper, code and data, pre-registration].
A2. Conceived in Harlesden: Candidate-centred campaigning in British general elections. Parliamentary Affairs (2020), 73(1): 127-146. With Caitlin Milazzo [paper].
A1. Information effect on voter turnout: How campaign spending mobilises voters. Acta Politica (2017), 52(4): 461–478. With Siim Trumm & Laura Sudulich [paper].
For my latest Working Papers, please see my CV.
Reports and Blogs
Explaining support for Brexit among would-be MPs in the 2017 general election (2020). LSE British Politics & Policy (blog).
Why has the populist radical right outperformed the populist radical left in Europe? (2019). Open Democracy (blog).
European elections 2019: what will happen in the East Midlands? (2019). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
European elections 2019: what will happen in the West Midlands? (2019). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
European elections 2019: what will happen in the East of England region? (2019). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
Local elections 2019: The directly elected mayoral contests. (2019). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
The UK’s 2019 European Parliament elections are happening after all. Here’s how they will work. (2019). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
How not to recruit postal voters in the UK. (2019). LSE British Politics & Policy (blog).
‘Conceived in Harlesden’: When do candidates emphasise their local connections in UK general elections? (2019). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
Do party leaflets and canvass visits increase voter turnout? (2018). LSE British Politics & Policy (blog).
Campaign spending and voter turnout: does a candidate’s local prominence influence the effect of their spending? (2018). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
England’s local elections 2018: bridging the information gap with the Democratic Dashboard. (2018). Democratic Audit UK (blog).
General Election 2017: Voting Toolkit. (2017). Use Your Voice (public resource).
The Economic Benefits of Joining, Establishing, or Growing a Multi Academy Trust. (2017). Education Policy Institute (report).