Crawford studies elections and voting behavior at the local level, with a particular emphasis on the politics of school board elections. Prior to graduate school he was a history and government teacher in both middle school and high school settings. He has a Master’s degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in History.
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Reveals a group of "polarized nonpartisans" who tend to express more partisan views about public policy than their co-partisans elected in an explicitly partisan system. Reveals the need for continued research into the behavioral consequences of nonpartisan ballots.