Were happy to have Ray La Raja as the latest addition to PolySigh. Ray is an assistant professor in political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as an editor of The Forum, an electronic journal of applied research in contemporary politics. His research on American political parties, interest groups, and consequences of electoral reforms has appeared in numerous journals and edited volumes. He is currently working on a book about the effect of campaign finance reforms on political parties. He serves on the Academic Advisory Board of the Campaign Finance Institute in Washington, DC.