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Isaac Hale


Isaac Hale is is a doctoral candidate in Political Science at the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on electoral systems, legislative representation, political behaviour. And public opinion.

Selected Publications

Hale, Isaac. 2019. "Abandon Ship? An Analysis of Tactical Voting Among Liberal Democrat Voters in the 2015 UK Election." Parliamentary Affairs.

Hale, Isaac and Carlos Algara (University of California, Davis). 2019. "The Distorting Effects of Racial Animus on Proximity Voting in the 2016 Elections." Electoral Studies. 58(2019): 58-69.

Highton, Benjamin, Robert Huckfeldt, and Isaac Hale. 2016. "Some General Election Consequences of California's Top-Two Primary System." The California Journal of Politics & Policy, 8(2).



  • Introduction to American Politics, Fall 2017 & Winter 2018
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics, Summer 2017 & Summer 2018
  • The Legislative Process, Winter 2019