The purpose of the Legislative Studies Section is to provide APSA members with an interest in legislative politics and representation opportunities to meet and exchange ideas.


American Political Science Association

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(if you are not a section member but would like to contact the group, please e-mail the current section chair about the possibility of forwarding your message)


Legislative Studies Quarterly

The official journal of the Legislative Studies Section


Legislative Studies Virtual Workshop

The goal of the Legislative Studies Virtual Workshop (LSVW) is to connect emerging and established scholars by hosting workshops where where working papers are shared, thoughtful feedback is provided, and questions for participants are answered. The objective of the virtual workshop is to provide members, specifically Assistant Professors and Ph.D. students, the opportunity to receive feedback on their working papers.