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Thomas Gray

I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas.  My research focuses on American politics, including judicial politics and political institutions. 


Honest messengers: How symbolic messaging votes in Congress match vote choices on “real” votes

May 20, 2019
Members of Congress take many votes on policies that have no hope of becoming law. Often called “messaging votes” or “position taking votes,” they allow members the chance to reveal… Read More