Eric McGhee

Research Fellow
(415) 291-4439
mcghee@ppic.org
curriculum vitae

Expertise
• Elections
   California redistricting reform
   State and local voter initiatives
   Voting behavior

• Legislative behavior
   Legislative organization
   Responsiveness to public opinion
   State term limits

• Political participation
• Political parties and party polarization
• Polling and public opinion

Experience
Assistant Professor, political science, University of Oregon (2004-2007). Congressional Fellow, American Political Science Association (2003-2004). Research Associate, PPIC Statewide Survey, Public Policy Institute of California (2000-2002).

Education
Ph.D. (2003) and M.A. (1998), political science, University of California, Berkeley.

PPIC Publications
California's Future (co-authored with Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Caroline Danielson, Ryken Grattet, Ellen Hanak, Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Shannon McConville, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston) Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: Political Landscape Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California’s June 3 Primary Election Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2014.

Expanding California's Electorate: Will Recent Reforms Increase Voter Turnout? Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Party Registration in California (co-authored with Dean Bonner) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2014.

Voter Turnout in Primary Elections Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's New Electoral Reforms: The Fall Election (co-authored with Daniel Krimm) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2012.

California's New Electoral Reforms: How Did They Work? (co-authored with Daniel Krimm) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2012.

California's Political Geography (co-authored with Daniel Krimm) Public Policy Institute of California, 2012.

Test-driving California's Election Reforms (co-authored with Daniel Krimm) Public Policy Institute of California, 2012.

California's 2011 Redistricting: The Commission's Final Plans Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2011.

California's 2011 Redistricting: Challenges and Controversy (co-authored with Vladimir Kogan) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2011.

California's 2011 Redistricting: The Preliminary Plan Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2011.

Open Primaries Public Policy Institute of California, 2010.

Redistricting and Legislative Partisanship Public Policy Institute of California, 2008.

Legislative Reform Public Policy Institute of California, 2007.