David C. Kimball is professor and interim chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He has a PhD in Political Science from Ohio State University. He has published several articles on voting behavior, election administration, public opinion, and interest group lobbying in the United States. He is the co-author of Helping America Vote (Routledge, 2012), Lobbying and Policy Change (University of Chicago Press, 2009), and Why Americans Split Their Tickets (University of Michigan Press, 2002), and the co-editor of Controversies in Voting Behavior, 5th ed. (CQ Press, 2011).