Jeremiah Cha

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Working Papers

  1. Congressional Committees, Interbranch Bargaining and Presidential Influence (with Jon C. Rogowski)
  2. Looks Skin Deep: Do Immigrant Legislators Better Represent Immigrant Interests? (with Justin Gest and Tom K. Wong)

Works in Progress

  1. Racial Representation in the United States
  2. Issue Racialization in Local Politics
  3. Drawing Blanks: Redistricting and Turnout Effects (with Angelo Dagonel and Kiara Hernandez)
  4. The Direct Primary Election (with James M. Snyder, Jr.)


  1. The Candidates in American General Elections dataset is a comprehensive Presidential, Congressional, and gubernatorial candidate-level dataset for elections between 2006 and 2020, which includes variables for standardized names, incumbency status, party affiliation, and election results. Our standardized naming convention allows researchers to track candidates across years and offices.

Policy and Data Reports

  1. Desphande, Pia and Jeremiah Cha. 2022. The 2020 CES: Duplicate Respondents and Handling Asian and Hispanic Subsamples. Cooperative Election Study.
  2. Devlin, Kat, Regina Widjaya and Jeremiah Cha. 2020. For Global Legislators on Twitter, an Engaged Minority Creates Outsize Share of Content. Pew Research Center.
  3. Wong, Tom K., Jeremiah Cha and Erika Villareal-Garcia. 2019. The Impact of Changes to the Public Charge Rule on Undocumented Immigrants Living in the United States. U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC) at UC San Diego.
  4. Silver, Laura, Emily A. Vogels, Mara Mordecai, Jeremiah Cha, Raea Rasmussen and Lee Rainie. 2019. Mobile Divides in Emerging Economies. Pew Research Center.

Blog Posts

  1. Cha, Jeremiah. 2020. Fast facts about South Koreans’ views of democracy as legislative election nears. Pew Research Center.
  2. Cha, Jeremiah. 2020. People in Asia-Pacific regard the U.S. more favorably than China, but Trump gets negative marks. Pew Research Center.
  3. Huang, Christine and Jeremiah Cha. 2020. Russia and Putin receive low ratings globally. Pew Research Center.
  4. Fetterolf, Janell and Jeremiah Cha. 2020. Few in other countries approve of Trump’s major foreign policies, but Israelis are an exception. Pew Research Center.
  5. Cha, Jeremiah. 2017. Dreaming of DACA. Claremont Journal of Law and Policy.

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