Risky Business? Pac Decisionmaking in Congressional Elections

By Robert Biersack; Paul S. Herrnson et al. | Go to book overview

About the Editors and Contributors

Robert Biersack is Supervisory Statistician at the Federal Election Commission. He has published articles on campaign finance and taught at the Catholic University of America, Georgetown University, and George Washington University.

Paul S. Herrnson is Associate Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Party Campaigning in the 1980s, Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington, and several articles on political parties, campaign finance, and congressional elections. Professor Herrnson has consulted for the House Democratic Caucus and served as an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow.

Clyde Wilcox is Associate Professor of Government at Georgetown University. He worked for two years at the Federal Election Commission and has published articles on campaign finance in a variety of journals. Professor Wilcox is the author of God's Warriors and coauthor of Serious Money: Individual Contributors in American Politics and Between Two Absolutes: Public Opinion and the Politics of Abortion.

Denise L. Baer is Visiting Associate Professor of Government at American University. She is coauthor of Elite Cadres and Party Coalitions and Politics and Linkage in a Democratic Society and has written widely on political parties and Congress.

Martha Bailey is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She has worked for Representative Robert Wise of West Virginia and written on the labor movement and labor PACs.

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