Bio


Bruce E. Cain is a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and Director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West. He received a BA from Bowdoin College (1970), a B Phil. from Oxford University (1972) as a Rhodes Scholar, and a Ph D from Harvard University (1976). He taught at Caltech (1976-89) and UC Berkeley (1989-2012) before coming to Stanford. Professor Cain was Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley from 1990-2007 and Executive Director of the UC Washington Center from 2005-2012. He was elected the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2000 and has won awards for his research (Richard F. Fenno Prize, 1988), teaching (Caltech 1988 and UC Berkeley 2003) and public service (Zale Award for Outstanding Achievement in Policy Research and Public Service, 2000). His areas of expertise include political regulation, applied democratic theory, representation and state politics. Some of Professor Cain’s most recent publications include “Malleable Constitutions: Reflections on State Constitutional Design,” coauthored with Roger Noll in University of Texas Law Review, volume 2, 2009; “More or Less: Searching for Regulatory Balance,” in Race, Reform and the Political Process, edited by Heather Gerken, Guy Charles and Michael Kang, CUP, 2011; “Redistricting Commissions: A Better Political Buffer?” in The Yale Law Journal, volume 121, 2012; and Democracy More or Less (CUP, 2015). He is currently working on problems of environmental governance.

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Director, Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University (2013 - Present)
  • Charles Louis Ducommun Professor in the Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University (2012 - Present)
  • Fellow, Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice (2012 - 2013)
  • Heller Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (2006 - 2012)
  • Executive Director, UC, Washington Center (2005 - 2012)
  • Director, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley (1999 - 2007)
  • Acting Director, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley (1997 - 1998)
  • Robson Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (1995 - 2006)
  • Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (1989 - Present)
  • Associate Director, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley (1989 - 1999)
  • Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles (1987 - 1987)
  • Professor of Political Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (1986 - 1989)
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (1983 - 1986)
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena (1976 - 1982)

Honors & Awards


  • Summa Cum Laude with High Honors in History, Bowdoin College (1970)
  • Rhodes Scholar, Trinity College (1970 - 1972)
  • Richard F. Fenno Prize, American Political Science Association (1988)
  • ASCIT Award for Excellence in Teaching, California Institute of Technology (1988)
  • Zale Award for Outstanding Achievement in Policy Research and Public Service, Stanford University (2000)
  • Distinguished Research Mentoring of Undergraduates Award, College of Letters and Science, University of California, Berkeley (2003)
  • Award for outstanding teaching in Political Science, The American Political Science Association (2003)
  • Award for outstanding teaching in Political Science, Pi Sigma Alpha (The National Political Science Honor Society) (2003)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2000 - Present)
  • Member, American Political Science Association (1976 - Present)
  • Member, AFTRA (1996 - Present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Political Science (1985 - 1985)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Legislative Studies Quarterly (1989 - 1991)
  • Member, Editorial Board, Election Law Journal (2005 - Present)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Politics Research (2006 - 2012)
  • Member, Upperclass Admissions Committee, Caltech (1977 - 1978)
  • Member, Undergraduate Academic Standards and Honors Committee, Caltech (1979 - 1983)
  • Member, Health Committee, Caltech (1979 - 1985)
  • Chairman, Health Committee, Caltech (1980 - 1985)
  • Member, Athletics Committee, Caltech (1982 - 1989)
  • Chairman, Athletics Committee, Caltech (1985 - 1989)
  • Member, Faculty Board, Caltech (1983 - 1986)
  • Member, Steering Committee, Caltech (1984 - 1986)
  • Member, Nominating Committee, Caltech (1984 - 1984)
  • Chairman, Nominating Committee (1985 - 1985)
  • Member, Accreditation Committee, Caltech (1984 - 1984)
  • Member, Advisory Committee on SURF Fellowships, Caltech (1984 - 1989)
  • Member, Freshman Admissions, Caltech (1985 - 1985)
  • Vice Chairman, Freshman Admissions, Caltech (1986 - 1987)
  • Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee on Admissions Procedures, Caltech (1985 - 1985)
  • Member, Faculty Advisory Committee for Selection of Caltech President (1986 - 1987)
  • Member, Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee, Caltech (1986 - 1987)
  • Vice Chairman, Faculty Board, Caltech (1987 - 1989)
  • Chairman, Administrative Committee on Affirmative Action, Caltech (1988 - 1989)
  • Freshman Advisor, Caltech (1978 - 1989)
  • SURF Advisor, Caltech (1980 - 1980)
  • SURF Advisor, Caltech (1984 - 1984)
  • SURF Advisor, Caltech (1986 - 1988)
  • Member, Academic Freedom Committee, University of California at Berkeley (1990 - 1990)
  • Chairman, Academic Freedom Committee, University of California at Berkeley (1991 - 1991)
  • Member, Committee on Academic Planning and Resource Allocation, University of California at Berkeley (1992 - 1992)
  • Chairman, Committee on Academic Planning and Resource Allocation, University of California at Berkeley (1993 - 1995)
  • Member, Resource Generation Working Group, University of California at Berkeley (1992 - 1993)
  • Member, Academic Planning Board, University of California at Berkeley (1993 - 1995)
  • Co-Chairman, Business and Administration Services Working Group, University of California at Berkeley (1993 - 1995)
  • Chairman, Economics Review Panel, University of California at Berkeley (1993 - 1993)
  • Member, U.C. Press Editorial Board, University of California at Berkeley (1996 - 1998)
  • Member, U.C.T.V., University of California at Berkeley (2007 - 2011)

Program Affiliations


  • Center for Latin American Studies

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., Harvard University (1976)
  • B.Phil., Oxford University (1972)
  • B.A., Bowdoin College (1970)

2017-18 Courses


Stanford Advisees


All Publications


  • Is "Dependence Corruption" the Solution to America's Campaign Finance Problems? CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW Cain, B. E. 2014; 102 (1): 37-47
  • The Bill Lane Center for the American West, Stanford University JOURNAL OF THE WEST Cain, B. E., Zonana, K. 2013; 52 (4): 22-26
  • Redistricting Commissions: A Better Political Buffer? YALE LAW JOURNAL Cain, B. E. 2012; 121 (7): 1808-1844
  • Teaching Election Law to Political Scientists Saint Louis University Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2012; 56 (3)
  • Califormula for Dysfunction The American Interest Cain, B. E. 2011; 6 (6)
  • Transatlantic Environmental Regulation: Strengthening Cooperation Between California and the EU Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: the Shifting Roles of the EU, the US and California Cain, B. E., Vogel, D., Swinnen, J. F. Northampton: Edward Elgar. 2011
  • More or Less: Searching for Regulatory Balance Race, Reform and Regulation of the Political Process Cain, B. E. edited by Gerken, H., Charles, G., Kang, M. Cambridge University Press. 2011
  • Foundational Wisdom: the Scholarship of Daniel Lowenstein Election Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2010; 9 (4)
  • Developments in American Politics VI edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 2010
  • The Electoral System and the Lessons of 2008 Developments in American Politics VI Cain, B. E. edited by Peele, G., Bailey, C., Cain, B., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 2010
  • Introduction: To Con-Con or Not: California’s Constitutional Decision California Journal of Politics and Policy Cain, B. E. 2010; 2
  • The Institutional Causes of California’s Budget Problems California Journal of Politics and Policy Cain, B. E., Noll, R. G. 2010; 2 (3)
  • Reform Perhaps: Two Studies of the Presidential Nomination Process Election Law Review Cain, B. E. 2010; 9 (2)
  • Shade from the Glare: The Case of Semi-disclosure Cato Unbound Cain, B. E. 2010
  • Malleable Constitutions: Reflections on State Constitutional Reform TEXAS LAW REVIEW Cain, B. E., Noll, R. G. 2009; 87 (7): 1517-1544
  • La Nouvelle Carte Politique des Etats-Unis Herodote Cain, B. E., Douzet, F., Lefebvre, H. 2009; 1 (132)
  • Election Administration: Still Broken After all these Years Election Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2009; 8 (3): 219-222
  • Conflict of Interest Legislation in the United States: Origins, Evolutions and Inter-Branch Differences Conflict of Interest and Public Life: Cross-National Perspectives Cain, B. E., Gash, A., Oleszek, M. J. edited by Trost, C., Gash, A. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2008
  • Racial and Ethnic Politics in California: Continuity and Change edited by Cain, B. E., Bass, S. Berkeley: Berkeley Public Policy Press. 2008; 3
  • Administering the Overseas Vote Public Administration Review Cain, B. E., Mac Donald, K., Murakami, M. 2008; 68 (5)
  • The Promise of Election Reform Democracy in the States: Experiments in Election Reform Cain, B. E., Tolbert, C., Donovan, T. edited by Cain, B. E., Donovan, T., Tolbert, C. Washington, Brookings Press. 2008
  • Sorting or Self-Sorting: Competition and Redistricting in California? The New Political Geography of California Cain, B. E. edited by Douzet, F., Kousser, T., Miller, K. Berkeley: Public Policy Press. 2008
  • The Governator's Comeback Victory in California The Sixth Year Itch Cain, B. E. edited by Sabato, L. London: Longman. 2008
  • Le Paradoxe Multiculturel de la California Politique Americaine Cain, B. E., Douzet, F. 2008; 9: 13 - 32
  • Introduction: Toward Greater Pluralism Racial and Ethnic Politics in California Cain, B. E. edited by Bass, S., Cain, B. E. Berkeley: Berkeley Public Policy Pres. 2008
  • Lobbying Regulation Hastings Law Review Cain, B. E., Apollonio, D., Drutman, L. 2008; 36 (1)
  • Democracy in the States: Experiments in Election Reform edited by Cain, B. E., Donovan, T., Tolbert, C. Washington D.C: Brookings Press. 2008
  • The Skeptical Pluralist: Nelson Polsby’s Contributions to the Study of Political Reform Election Law Journal Cain, B. E., Desveaux, J. 2008; 7 (4): 287 - 300
  • From the Last Generation of Reform to the Next Democracy in the States: Experiments in Election Reform Cain, B. E., Donovan, T., Tolbert, C. edited by Cain, B. E., Donovan, T., Tolbert, C. Washington: Brookings Press. 2008
  • Reform studies: Political science on the firing line PS-POLITICAL SCIENCE & POLITICS Cain, B. E. 2007; 40 (4): 635-638
  • Nelson Polsby PS-POLITICAL SCIENCE & POLITICS Polsby, N., Cain, B. E. 2007; 40 (3): 597-599
  • Conclusion and Implications Institutional Change in American Politics: The Case for Term Limits Cain, B. E. edited by Kurtz, K., Cain, B. E., Niemi, R. G. Ann Arbor:University of Michigan Press. 2007
  • Committees and Term Limits Institutional Change in American Politics: The Case of Term Limits Cain, B. E., Wright, G. edited by Kurtz, K., Cain, B. E., Niemi, R. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 2007
  • Venturing onto the Path of Equal Representation: The Warren Court and Redistricting Earl Warren and the Warren Court: The Legacy in American and Foreign Law - A Half-Century Retrospect Cain, B. E., Anderson, M. C. edited by Scheiber, H. Berkeley: Public Policy Press. 2007
  • Institutional Change in American Politics: The Case for Term Limits edited by Kurtz, K. T., Cain, B. E., Niemi, R. G. University of Michigan Press. 2007
  • Institutional Imbalance: The Effects of Six-Year Limits in California Legislating Without Experience: Case Studies in State Legislative Term Limits Cain, B. E., Kousser, T. J., Kurtz, K. T. edited by Farmer, R., Mooney, C. Z., Powell, R. J., Green, J. C. Lanham: Lexington Books. 2007
  • Parties in an Era of Renewed Partisanship Developments in American Politics V Cain, B. E., Goux, D. edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 2006
  • Developments in American Politics V edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 2006
  • Clicker Politics: Essays on the California Recall edited by Bowler, S., Cain, B. E. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall. 2006
  • Voting Rights Act Reinforcement: Navigating Between High and Low Expectations The Future of the Voting Rights Act Cain, B. E., Donald, K. M. edited by Epstein, D. 2006
  • America after the 2004 Elections: Bold Policies and Political Quicksand The United States Contested. American Unilateralism and European Discontent Cain, B. E. edited by Fabbrinni, S. London: Routledge. 2006
  • The impact of dual nationality on political participation Conference on Nation of Immigrants - Ethnic Identity and Political Incorporation Cain, B., Doherty, B. UNIV PRESS VIRGINIA. 2006: 89–105
  • Constitutional Revision in California State Constitutions for the 21st Century Cain, B. E. edited by Tarr, G. A. State University of New York Press. 2006
  • Barriers to Recalling Elected Officials: A Cross-State Analysis of the Incidence and Success of Recall Petitions Clicker Politics: Essays on The California Recall Cain, B. E., Anderson, M. C., Eaton, A. K. edited by Bowler, S., Cain, B. E. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall. 2006
  • Introduction Clicker Politics: Essays on the California Recall Cain, B. E. edited by Bowler, S., Cain, B. E. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall. 2006
  • Term Limits: A Recipe For More Competition The Marketplace of Democracy: Electoral Competition and American Politics Cain, B. E., Hanley, J., Kousser, T. edited by McDonald, M., Samples, J. Washington: Brookings University Press. 2006
  • An Ethical Path to Reform: Just Elections Considered Election Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2005; 4 (2): 134 - 138
  • From Equality to Fairness: The Path of Political Reform since Baker v. Carr Party Lines: Competition, Partisanship and Congressional Redistricting Donald, K. M., McDonald, M. P., Cain, B. E. edited by Cain, B. E., Mann, T. 2005
  • Citizens in American Federalism: Locating Accountability in a Dispersed System Democracy and Federalism in the European Union and the United States Cain, B. E. edited by Fabrinni, S. New York: Routledge. 2005: 104–116
  • California: Low-Tech Solutions Meet High-Tech Possibilities Election Reform Donald, K. M., Cain, B. E., edited by Palazzolo, D. J., Ceaser, J. W. Lanham: Lexington Books. 2005
  • An Ethical Path to Reform: Just Elections Considered Election Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2005; 4 (2): 134 - 138
  • Party Lines: Competition, Partisanship and Congressional Redistricting edited by Mann, T., Cain, B. E. 2005
  • City Caesars? Institutional structure and mayoral success in three California cities 97th Annual Meeting of the American-Political-Science-Association Mullin, M., PEELE, G., Cain, B. E. SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC. 2004: 19–43
  • Introduction - Recalling the recall: Reflections on California's recent political adventure PS-POLITICAL SCIENCE & POLITICS Bowler, S., Cain, B. 2004; 37 (1): 7-9
  • Is the Democratic Deficit a Deficiency: The Case of Immigration Policy in the US and EU On Restructuring Territoriality: Europe and North America Cain, B. E. edited by Ansell, C., Palma, G. D. Cambridge University Press. 2004: 188–204
  • Reasoning to Desired Outcomes: Making Sense of McConnell v. FEC Election Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2004; 3 (2): 217 - 221
  • La trasparenza, la advocacy democratica e l’amministrazione dello stato Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche Cain, B. E. 2004; 1: 5 - 22
  • Adapting to Term Limits Cain, B. E., Kousser, T. 2004
  • The Season of Our Discontent: Voters' Views on Improving California Elections Baldassare, M., Cain, B. E., Apollonio, D. E., Cohen, J., 2004
  • Advanced democracies and the new politics JOURNAL OF DEMOCRACY Dalton, R. J., Scarrow, S. E., Cain, B. E. 2004; 15 (1): 124-138
  • Cheap Talk Citizenship: The Democratic Implications of Voting with Dollars University of Richmond Law Review Cain, B. E. 2003; 37 (4): 959 - 978
  • Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies edited by Cain, B. E., Dalton, R., Scarrow, S. Oxford University Press. 2003
  • Toward More Open Democracies: The Expansion of Freedom of Information Laws Democracy Transformed?: Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies Cain, B. E., Egan, P., Fabrinni, S. 2003
  • Flaws Everywhere: A Review of a Badly Flawed Election A Badly Flawed Election: Debating Bush v. Gore, the Supreme Court, and American Democracy, in Election Law Journal Cain, B. E. 2003; 2 (4): 525 - 530
  • New forms of democracy? reform and transformation of democratic institutions Conference on Democracy Transformed - Expanding Political Opportunities in Advanced Industrial Democracies Dalton, R. J., Scarrow, S. E., Cain, B. E. OXFORD UNIV PRESS. 2003: 1–20
  • Conclusion Voting at the Political Fault Line: California’s Experiment With the Blanket Primary Cain, B. E., Gerber, E. edited by Cain, B. E., Gerber, E. R. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2002
  • Political Reform International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Cain, B. E. Oxford: Elsevier Science Limited. 2002
  • The U. S. in Evolution Developments in American Politics, IV Cain, B. E. edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Palgrave. 2002
  • Strategies and Rules: Lessons from the 2000 Presidential Primary Voting at the Political Fault Line: California's Experiment With the Blanket Primary Cain, B. E., Mullin, M. edited by Cain, B. E., Gerber, E. R. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2002
  • Explorations at the Fault Line: California's Blanket Primary Experiment Voting at the Political Fault Line: California’s Experiment With the Blanket Primary Cain, B. E. edited by Cain, B. E., Gerber, E. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2002
  • Mapmaking at the Grassroots: The Legal and Political Issues of Local Redistricting Election Law Journal Cain, B. E., Hopkins, D. A. 2002; 1 (4): 515 - 530
  • Competing for Attention and Votes: The Role of State Parties in Setting Presidential Nomination Rules The Parties Respond: Changes in American Parties and Campaigns Cain, B. E., Mullin, M. edited by Maisel, L. S. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 2002; 4
  • Voting at the Political Fault Line: California's Experiment with the Blanket Primary edited by Cain, B. E., Gerber, E. R. The University of California Press. 2002
  • Developments in American Politics IV edited by Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G., Cain, B. E. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan. 2002
  • Searching for the Next Pat Brown: California Infrastructure in the Balance California’s Future in the Balance: Transportation, Housing/Land Use, Public Higher Education, and Water, Four Decades Beyond the Pat Brown Era Cain, B. E. 2002
  • Beyond the recounts: Trends in the 2000 US Presidential election REVUE FRANCAISE D ETUDES AMERICAINES Cain, B. E. 2001: 10-18
  • Term Limits - Lessons from California NCSL Report Cain, B. E. NCSL. 2001
  • The Internet in the (Dis)Service of Democracy Loyola Law Review Cain, B. E. 2001; 34 (3)
  • Asian-Americans as the Median Voters: An Exploration of Attitudes and Initiative Vote Patterns Asian-Americans and Politics: An Exploration Cain, B. E., Cho, W. T. edited by Chang, G. Stanford University Press. 2001
  • Citizens in the Federal System: Locating Accountability in a Dispersed System Nation, Federalism and Democracy: the EU, Italy and the American Federal Experience Cain, B. E. edited by Fabbrini, S. Bologna: Editrice Compositori. 2001
  • Party autonomy and two-party electoral competition UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW Cain, B. E. 2001; 149 (3): 793-814
  • The Populist Legacy Dangerous Democracy?: The Battle Over Ballot Initiatives in America Cain, B. E., Miller, K. edited by Sabato, L. J., Ernst, H. R., Larson, B. A. Lanham: Roman & Littlefield. 2001
  • Introduction: Exploring the Last Taboo of US Politics Fair and Effective Representation: Debating Electoral Reform and Minority Rights Cain, B. E. edited by Rush, M. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. 2001
  • The legal status of political parties: A reassessment of competing paradigms COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW Persily, N., Cain, B. E. 2000; 100 (3): 775-812
  • The enforcement blues: Formal and informal sanctions for campaign finance violations ADMINISTRATIVE LAW REVIEW LOCHNER, T., Cain, B. E. 2000; 52 (2): 629-660
  • Ethnic Ironies: Chronic Underinvestment in Minority Politics California Politics and Policy Cain, B. E. 2000
  • Ethnic Context, Race Relations and California Politics Cain, B. E., Citrin, J., Wong, C. 2000
  • Legislative redistricting and African American interests: New facts and conventional strategies Symposium on Immigration and Race Cain, B. E. YALE UNIV PRESS. 2000: 195–216
  • Positive Discrimination The International Encyclopedia of Elections Cain, B. E. Washington: CQ Press. 2000
  • Garrett's temptation Conference on the Law and Economics of Elections Cain, B. E. UNIV VIRGINIA. 1999: 1589–1603
  • Term limits ANNUAL REVIEW OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Cain, B. E., Levin, M. A. 1999; 2: 163-188
  • Election Law as a Field: A Political Scientist's Perspective Loyola Law Review Cain, B. E. 1999; 32 (4)
  • Equity and Efficacy in the Enforcement of Campaign Finance Law Texas Law Review Cain, B. E., Lochner, T. 1999; 77 (7): 1891 - 1942
  • Nativism, Partisanship and Immigration: An Analysis of Prop 187 Racial and Ethnic Politics in California II Cain, B. E., Mac Donald, K. edited by Preston, M., Cain, B. E., Bass, S. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1998
  • Developments in Electoral Politics Developments in American Politics III Cain, B. E., Wegner, A. edited by Peele, G., Bailey, C., Cain, B. Houndmills: Macmillan. 1998
  • The Politicization of Race and Ethnicity in California Racial and Ethnic Politics in California Cain, B. E. edited by Preston, M., Cain, B., Bass, S. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1998
  • Voting Rights Mismatch: The Challenge of Applying the Voting Rights Act to Other Minorities Voting Rights and Redistricting in the United States Cain, B. E., Miller, K. edited by Rush, M. E. Westport: Greenwood Publishing, Inc.. 1998
  • Developments in American Politics III edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Macmillan. 1998
  • Racial and Ethnic Politics in California edited by Cain, B. E., Preston, M., Bass, S. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1998; 2
  • Race and Party Politics in the 1996 Presidential Election Racial and Ethnic Politics in California II Cain, B. E., Mac Donald, K. edited by Preston, M., Cain, B. E., Bass, S. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1998
  • California Library Referenda: The Determinants of Success an Failure The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances Cain, B. E., Cooper, E., Ferejohn, S., Potter, C. 1997; 10 (2)
  • Principles of State Constitutional Design Madison Review Cain, B. E., Noll, R. 1997: 7–11
  • Epilogue: Seeking Consensus Among Conflicting Electorates Governing California: Politics, Government and Public Policy in the Golden State Cain, B. E. edited by Lubenow, G., Cain, B. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1997
  • La Question Raciale et al Politique des Portis Aux Élections Présidentielles de 1996 Hérodote Cain, B. E., Donald, K. M. 1997; 85 (2): 93 - 108
  • Governing California: Politics, Government and Public Policy in the Golden State edited by Cain, B. E., Lubenow, G. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1997
  • Term Limits and Local Governments in California Legislative Term Limits: Public Choice Perspectives Cain, B. E. edited by Grofman, B. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1996
  • The Varying Impact of Legislative Term Limits Legislative Term Limits: Public Choice Perspectives Cain, B. E. edited by Grofman, B. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1996
  • Moralism and Realism in Campaign Finance Reform The Legal Forum Cain, B. E. 1996; 1995: 111 - 140
  • Foreword Ethnic Ironies: Latino Politics in the 1992 Elections Cain, B. E. edited by de la Garza, R., DeSipio, L. Boulder: Westview Press. 1996
  • California Library Referenda: The Determinants of Success an Failure IGS Working Paper 96-7 Cain, B. E., Cooper, E., Ferejohn, S., Potter, C. IGS. 1996
  • Reading the Returns: How the 1994 Elections Will Affect the University California Monthly Cain, B. E. 1995; 105 (4)
  • Stepping Forward and Stepping Backwards: Twenty-five Years of Political Reform California Journal Cain, B. E. 1995; 26 (11): 28 - 30
  • Introduction Constitutional Reform in California: Making State Government More Effective and Responsive Cain, B. E. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1995
  • Principles of State Constitutional Design Constitutional Reform in California: Making State Government More Effective and Responsive Cain, B. E., Noll, R. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1995
  • Creating an Accountable Legislature: The Parliamentary Option for California Government Constitutional Reform in California: Making State Government More Effective and Responsive Cain, B. E., Persily, N. Berkeley, IGS Press. 1995
  • Constitutional Change: Is It Too Easy To Amend Our State Constitution Constitutional Reform in California: Making State Government More Effective and Responsive Cain, B. E., Ferejohn, S., Najar, M., Walther, M. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1995
  • Congressional Redistricting The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress Cain, B. E. edited by Bacon, D. C., Davidson, R. H., Keller, M. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1995
  • Constitutional Reform in California: Making State Government More Effective and Responsive edited by Cain, B. E., Noll, R. Berkeley: IGS Press. 1995
  • Developments in American Politics II edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Macmillan. 1994
  • Coalitional Prospects in a Multi-Racial Society: African-American Attitudes Towards Other Minority Groups Political Research Quarterly Cain, B. E., Gerber, E., Jackson, B. 1994; 47 (2): 277 - 294
  • Legislative Redistricting Encyclopedia of the American Legislative System Cain, B. E., Sibley, J. H., et al New York: Scribner. 1994
  • Developments in Racial and Ethnic Politics Developments in American Politics II Cain, B. E. edited by cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C., Peters, B. G. Houndmills: Macmillan. 1994
  • Developments in American Politics edited by Cain, B. E., Peele, G., Bailey, C. Houndmills: Macmillan. 1992
  • Congressional Redistricting Cain, B. E., Butler, D. New York: Macmillan. 1992
  • The American Electoral System Developments in American Politics Cain, B. E. edited by Peele, G., Bailey, C., Cain, B. Houndmills: Macmillan. 1992
  • Voting Rights and Democratic Theory: Toward a Color-Blind Society? The Brookings Review Cain, B. E. 1992
  • VOTING-RIGHTS AND DEMOCRATIC-THEORY - TOWARD A COLOR-BLIND SOCIETY CONF ON CONTROVERSIES IN MINORITY VOTING : THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT IN PERSPECTIVE Cain, B. E. BROOKINGS INST. 1992: 261–277
  • The Contemporary Context of Racial and Ethnic Politics in California Racial and Ethnic Politics in California Cain, B. E. edited by Jackson, B. O., Preston, M. B. Berkeley: Institute of Governmental Studies Press. 1991
  • Redrawing District Lines: What's Going On and What's at Stake The American Enterprise Cain, B. E., Butler, D. 1991; 2 (4): 28 - 40
  • Lessons from the Inside California Votes: The 1990 Governor's Race Cain, B. E. edited by Lubenow, G. Berkeley: Institute of Governmental Studies Press. 1991
  • The Evolution of Partisanship Among Immigrants American Journal of Political Science Cain, B. E., Uhlaner, C., Kiewiet, D. R. 1991; 35 (2): 390 - 422
  • BRITISH MPS IN THEIR CONSTITUENCIES LEGISLATIVE STUDIES QUARTERLY Buck, J. V., Cain, B. E. 1990; 15 (1): 127-143
  • Can Campaign Finance Reports Create a More Ethical Political Process Public Affairs Report Cain, B. E., Lowenstein, D. 1990; 31 (1)
  • Redistricting: Public Policy or Just Politics California Policy Choices Cain, B. E. edited by Kirlin, J. 1990
  • Perspectives on Davis v. Bandemer: Views of the Practitioner, Theorist and Reformer Toward Fair and Effective Representation: Political Gerrymandering and the Courts Cain, B. E. edited by Grofman, B. New York: Agathon Press. 1990
  • STRATEGY AND CHOICE IN THE 1988 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES ELECTORAL STUDIES Cain, B. E., LEWIS, I. A., Rivers, D. 1989; 8 (1): 23-48
  • Political Participation, Race and Ethnicity Political Behavior Cain, B. E., Uhlaner, C., Kiewiet, D. R. 1989; 2: 195 - 231
  • Madison's Theory of Representation The Federalist Papers and The New Institutionalism Cain, B. E., Jones, W. T. edited by Grofman, B., Wittman, D. New York: Agathon Press. 1989
  • Asian-American Electoral Power: Imminent or Illusory Election Politics Cain, B. E. 1988: 27 - 30
  • THE PERSONAL VOTE - CONSTITUENCY SERVICE AND ELECTORAL INDEPENDENCE - CAIN,B, FEREJOHN,J, FIORINA,M (Book Review) ELECTORAL STUDIES Book Review Authored by: Anonymous 1987; 6 (3): 289-289
  • The Personal Vote Cain, B. E., Ferejohn, J. A., Fiorina, M. P. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1987
  • Redistribution The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Institutions Cain, B. E. edited by Bogdanor, V. Oxford: Blackwell. 1987
  • Predicting Partisan Congressional Redistricting Plans: The 'Jupiter' Effect Legislative Studies Quarterly Cain, B. E., Campagna, J. 1987; 12 (2): 265 - 274
  • Constituency Service and Electoral Independence: An Anglo-American Comparison International Yearbook for Studies of Leaders and Leadership Cain, B. E. edited by Clarke, H., Czudnowski, M. DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press. 1987
  • Latinos and the 1984 Election: A Comparative Perspective Ignored Voices Cain, B. E., Kiewiet, D. R. edited by de la Garza, R. O. Texas: University of Texas Press. 1987
  • Minorities in California Cain, B. E. 1986
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  • Implementing Representation: A Framework and Comparison Readings in Social and Political Philosophy Cain, B. E., Jones, W. T. edited by Stewart, R. New York: Oxford University Press. 1986
  • Ethnicity and Electoral Choice: Mexican-American Voting Behavior in the California 30th Congressional District The Mexican-American Experience: An Interdisciplinary Anthology Cain, B. E., Kiewiet, D. R., et al Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press. 1985
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  • Simple Versus Complex Criteria for Partisan Gerrymandering UCLA Law Review Cain, B. E. 1985; 33
  • Constituency Service in the United States and Great Britain Congress Reconsidered Cain, B. E., Ferejohn, J., Fiorina, M. edited by Dodd, Oppenheimer Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press. 1985
  • A Comparison of British and American Redistricting Electoral Studies Cain, B. E., Batler, D. 1985; 4 (3): 197 - 213
  • ASSESSING THE PARTISAN EFFECTS OF REDISTRICTING AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW Cain, B. E. 1985; 79 (2): 320-332
  • THE CONSTITUENCY SERVICE BASIS OF THE PERSONAL VOTE FOR UNITED-STATES REPRESENTATIVES AND BRITISH MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW Cain, B. E., FEREJOHN, J. A., FIORINA, M. P. 1984; 78 (1): 110-125
  • The Constituency Service Basis of the Personal Vote for U.S. Representatives and British MPs American Political Science Review Cain, B. E. 1984; 78: 110 - 125
  • The Reapportionment Puzzle Cain, B. E. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1984
  • ETHNICITY AND ELECTORAL CHOICE - MEXICAN-AMERICAN VOTING-BEHAVIOR IN THE CALIFORNIA 30TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY Cain, B. E., KIEWIET, D. R. 1984; 65 (2): 315-327
  • The Constituency Service Basis of the Personal Vote for U.S. Representatives and British MPs Controversies in American Voting Behavior Cain, B. E., Ferejohn, J. A., Fiorina, M. P. edited by Niemi, R., Weisberg, H. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Press. 1984
  • THE CONSTITUENCY COMPONENT - A COMPARISON OF SERVICE IN GREAT-BRITAIN AND THE UNITED-STATES COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES Cain, B. E., FEREJOHN, J. A., FIORINA, M. P. 1983; 16 (1): 67-91
  • Blessed Be the Tie that Unbinds: Constituency Pressures and National Party Forces in Great Britain Political Studies Cain, B. E. 1983; 31
  • ASSESSING CONSTITUENCY INVOLVEMENT - THE HEMEL HEMPSTEAD EXPERIENCE PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS Cain, B. E., Ritchie, D. B. 1982; 35 (1): 73-83
  • The Reapportionment Puzzle Engineering and Science Cain, B. E. 1982
  • A Comparison of Party Identification in Great Britain and the United States Comparative Political Studies Cain, B. E., Ferejohn, J. A. 1981; 14 (1)
  • Doctrine and Ethos in the Labour Party American Political Science Review Cain, B. E. 1980: 840–841
  • CHALLENGES AND RESPONSES IN BRITISH PARTY POLITICS COMPARATIVE POLITICS Cain, B. E. 1980; 12 (3): 334-348
  • The House is Not a Home: MPs and Their Constituencies Legislative Studies Quarterly Cain, B. E., Ferejohn, J. A., Fiorina, M. P. 1979
  • MODES OF RATIONALITY AND IRRATIONALITY PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES Cain, B. E., Jones, W. T. 1979; 36 (4): 333-343
  • NEW TRENDS IN BRITISH-POLITICS - ISSUES FOR RESEARCH - KAVANAGH,D, ROSE,R (Book Review) AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW Book Review Authored by: Cain, B. E. 1979; 73 (2): 640-641
  • Strategic Voting in Great Britain American Journal of Political Science Cain, B. E. 1978; 22 (3)
  • Dynamic and Static Components of Political Support in Great Britain American Journal of Political Science Cain, B. E. 1978; 22 (4)