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Brown, Adam R. 2022. The Dead Hand's Grip: How Long Constitutions Harm States. Oxford University Press.

Brown, Adam R. 2018. Utah Politics and Government: American Democracy among a Unique Electorate. "Politics and Governments of the American States" series. University of Nebraska Press.


Brown, Adam R., and Alex Garlick. 2023. "Bicameralism Hinges on Legislative Professionalism" (includes supplement).  Legislative Studies Quarterly.

Brown, Adam R., and Jeremy C. Pope. 2021. "Mechanical Turk and the 'Don't Know' Option" (includes supplement).  PS: Political Science and Politics 54 (3): 416-20.

Brown, Adam R., and Jeremy C. Pope. 2019. "Measuring and Manipulating Constitutional Veneration in the States" (includes supplement).  American Politics Research 47 (5): 1135-61.

Brown, Adam R. 2018. "The Role of Constitutional Features in Judicial Review."  State Politics and Policy Quarterly 18 (4): 351-70. Also: Supplement .

Brown, Adam R., and Jay Goodliffe. 2017. "Why do Legislators Skip Votes? Position Taking and Policy Influence."  Political Behavior 39 (2): 425-55. Also: Supplement 

Brown, Adam R. 2017. "The Challenge of Local Party Brand Differentiation."  Social Science Journal 54 (March): 51-55.

Brown, Adam R. 2014. "Voters Don't Care Much about Incumbency."  Journal of Experimental Political Science 1 (December): 132-143. Also: Supplement .

Brown, Adam R. 2013. "Does Money Buy Votes? The Case of Self-Financed Gubernatorial Candidates, 1998-2008."  Political Behavior 35 (March): 21-41. Also: Supplement .

Brown, Adam R. 2012. "The Item Veto's Sting."  State Politics and Policy Quarterly 12 (June): 183-203.

Lassen, David S., and Adam R. Brown. 2011. "Twitter: The Electoral Connection?"  Social Science Computer Review 29 (winter): 419-436.

Brown, Adam R. 2011. "Losing to Nobody? Nevada's 'None of these Candidates' Ballot Reform."  Social Science Journal 48 (June): 364-370.

Brown, Adam R. 2011. "Wikipedia as a Data Source for Political Scientists? Accuracy and Completeness of Coverage."  PS: Political Science and Politics 44 (April): 339-343.

Brown, Adam R. 2010. "Are Governors Responsible for the State Economy? Partisanship, Blame, and Divided Federalism."  Journal of Politics 72 (July): 605-615.

Brown, Adam R, and Gary C. Jacobson. 2008. "Party, Performance, and Strategic Politicians: The Dynamics of Elections for Senator and Governor in 2006."  State Politics and Policy Quarterly 8 (winter): 384-409.