(List of Publications Below)

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Navigating Term Limits: The Careers of State Legislatures, Palgrave Macmillan 

Complete CV

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Butcher, Jordan and Noah Haynes n.d. “Already Gone: Retaining Women in State Legislatures.” Legislative Studies Quarterly, doi:10.1111/lsq.12435 (first access)

Butcher, Jordan. n.d. "Parties and Professionals, An Exploration of Turnover in U.S. State Legislatures." Journal of Legislative Studies doi:10.1080/13572334.2023.2225255 (first access)

Hanna K. Brant and Jordan Butcher. 2022. “Legislating as Your Full Self: Queer Women of Color in US State Legislatures.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy. doi:10.1080/1554477X.2022.2068119


Butcher, Jordan. 2022. “Be Careful what You Count: Updating Legislative Turnover in the 50 States” American Politics Research.doi:10.1177/1532673X221082319


Selin, Jennifer, Cody Drolc, Jordan Butcher, Nicholas Brothers, and Hanna Brant. 2022. Under Pressure: Centralizing Regulation in Response to Presidential Directives Presidential Studies Quarterly. doi:10.1111/psq.12764


Butcher, Jordan and Aric Dale Gooch. 2021. “The Development of Representation in American Political Institutions: What We Learned from The Continental Congress.” Legislative Studies Quarterly. 46(4):1059-1086, doi:10.1111/lsq.12322


Butcher, Jordan and Gidong Kim. 2021. “Electing Educators: How Term Limits Can Increase Representation.”

Oklahoma Politics. 31:1-32


Squire, Peverill and Jordan Butcher. 2021. “An Update to the Squire State Court of Last Resort Professionalization Index.” StatePolitics & Policy Quarterly. 21(3):326-333, doi:10.1017/spq.2020.7


Butcher, Jordan. 2021. “Rethinking Retirement: Ambition in Term Limited Legislatures.” The Journal of Legislative Studies.27(2):285-299 doi:10.1080/13572334.2020.1812199


Butcher, Jordan, and Jeffrey Milyo. 2020. ”Do Campaign Finance Reforms Insulate Incumbents from Competition?

New Evidence from State Legislative Elections.” PS: Political Science and Politics 53(3):460-464, doi:10.1017/S1049096520000256