Political Analysis is the official journal of the Society for Political Methodology, and is published by Cambridge University Press. It publishes peer reviewed articles that provide original and significant advances in the general area of political methodology, including both quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches.

The Political Analysis website has further information about the journal, including the composition of the editorial board, subscription information, and author information including submission instructions.

The current editor is Jeff Gill (American University). The journal’s editorial office can be contacted at politicalanalysis@cambridge.org

Manuscript submission

To submit a manuscript for review, please go to the Political Analysis ScholarOne Manuscripts submissions site. Guidelines on how to prepare your manuscript and data can be found here.

Accessing Political Analysis

To access every issue of Political Analysis (Volume 1-present), members who joined via EPSA or APSA should log in to their society accounts and follow the link to Political Analysis. Members who joined directly via SPM will have a Cambridge Core account and can log in directly from the journal homepage.

If your institution does not currently subscribe to Political Analysis and you would like it to, please direct your librarian here.

Accessing Datasets and Supplemental Material

Data and supplemental material from Volumes 8-19 can be accessed here; datasets from recent volumes can be found at the Political Analysis Dataverse.