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[-] show simple item record Richardson, Lilliard E. Jr.
dc.coverage.spatial United States en 2009-10-14T19:47:06Z 2009-10-14T19:47:06Z 2003-11
dc.identifier.citation Richardson, L. E. (2003) Representation in State Legislatures. Retrieved 10-14-09, from en
dc.description.abstract In Summer 2003, the Institute of Public Policy conducted a mail survey of state legislators to determine how legislators feel about constituency service and the use of technology, whether they believe email has a positive effect on communication, whom they contact via email and the impact of the internet on the legislature. The states that were surveyed were chosen based on a number of legislative features including multimember districts (MMDs) versus single member districts (SMDs) and term limits. Arizona, New Jersey, North Dakota, and South Dakota are all MMDs for the lower level chambers and single member district SMDs for the upper level chamber while Colorado, Missouri, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina are entirely SMDs. Of these states, Arizona, South Dakota, Colorado and Missouri currently have term limits in place. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy en
dc.relation.ispartof Public Policy publications (MU) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Missouri Legislative Academy;03-2003
dc.source.uri en
dc.subject multi member district state legislatures en
dc.subject single member district state legislatures en
dc.subject.lcsh Representative government and representation en
dc.subject.lcsh Legislators -- Constituent communication en
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic mail messages en
dc.subject.lcsh Legislators -- Computer network resources en
dc.title Representation in State Legislatures en
dc.type Article en
dc.contributor.corporatename University of Missouri-Columbia. Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs. Institute of Public Policy en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs. Institute of Public Policy

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