The Western Political Science Association would not be successful without the generous assistance of a number of private individuals and outside groups.

We would like to thank the Political Science Department at the University of Washington for the financial support it provided for our annual meeting held in Seattle, April 17-19, 2014. We would especially like to thank Peter May, the chair of the department, for his generous and early support of the conference.

We would also like to thank Latino Decisions, the opinion research organization, for its generous financial donation as well.

The Wall Street Journal has provided continuous support to the association for several years, including in donating wine for the WPSA Reception. We would like to thank the Journal, and especially Peter Eliason, who is always a pleasure to see at the conference.

Thanks also go to the Northwest African American Museum in offering a reduced admission to our conference participants, and to Floyd Jones of the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe for providing the carving for the front cover of the conference program.

Finally, we would like to thank the following exhibitors and advertisers:

Berghahn Journals
Bloomsbury Publishing, Inc.
Cabria Press
Cambridge University Press
Fordham University Press
The MIT Press
New York University Press
Routledge Press/Taylor & Francis Group
Sage Publications, Inc.
Scholar's Choice
University Press of Kansas

The contributions made by these individuals and groups are very much appreciated. Again, thank you.