The Washington Post

When you ask Democrats and Republicans basic factual questions about politics, they tend to get questions wrong in a way that helps their side. But if they get paid to be right, they don't.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 3, 2013
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People named "Greg Walsh" are likelier to get a reply from their local election officials than people named "Luis Rodriguez."

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 21, 2013
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Political scientists David Broockman and Donald Green find that Facebook ads for candidates do…nothing.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 17, 2012
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Political scientists Michael Tomz and Robert van Houweling, of Stanford and Berkeley respectively, have found that vagueness is actually an asset for political candidates. Which is good news for Mitt Romney.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Oct 10, 2012
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