Andrew Reeves

Associate Professor of Political Science

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Reeves teaches on American elections and voting behavior, the American presidency and executive branch politics.  His 2015 book, The Particularistic President: Executive Branch Politics and Political Inequality, examines how local accountability combined with the institutions of presidential elections causes presidents to disproportionately reward important constituencies with federal dollars, including the declaration of disaster relief.

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2020 election talk: Congressional races

2020 election talk: Congressional races

Three political science experts at Washington University in St. Louis discuss the battle for control of the U.S. Senate and House. This roundtable discussion is the first of a two-part 2020 election series aimed to help listeners better understand the news, polls and issues in this year’s election.