One place we still do not understand senators’ voting patterns is the arena of strategic votes. Every senator has a set of preferences on the issues; however, researchers cannot reach into the brains of senators to extract these vital positions. The goal of this paper is to determine whether killer amendments induce strategic voting in the Senate, using data from the 109th Congress.
Recommended CitationStrauts, Erin (2008) "Killer Amendments and Strategic Voting in the Senate," Res Publica - Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 13
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