Guide to U.S. Elections, 6th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 160426652X
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266528
  • DDC: 324.973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2077 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

For basic information on the electoral process, in-depth analysis on specific political eras and issues, and everything in between, Guide to U.S. Elections has no competition.This renowned reference includes thorough historical coverage of every major aspect of federal and gubernatorial elections in the United States.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Brief Contents.
Contents.
Tables, Figures, and Boxes.
Editors’ Note.
Introduction: The 2008 Election: Transforming American Politics.
1: Elections in America.
2: The Evolution of American Elections.
3: Elections: An Expanding Franchise.
4: Political Parties.
5: Campaign Finance.
6: Politics and Issues, 1945–2008.
7: Political Party Development.
8: Historical Profiles of American Political Parties.
9: The Southern Electoral Experience.
10: Presidential Elections.
11: Introduction.
12: Chronology of Presidential Elections.
13: Presidential Primaries.
14: Presidential Primary Returns, 1912–2008 - Part 1.
15: Presidential Primary Returns, 1912–2008 - Part 2.
16: Nominating Conventions.
17: Political Party Nominees, 1831–2008.
18: Convention Chronology, 1831–2008 - Part 1.
19: Convention Chronology, 1831–2008 - Part 2.
20: Key Convention Ballots.
21: Popular Vote Returns for President.
22: The Electoral College.
23: Electoral Votes for President, 1789–2008.
24: Biographical Directory of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates.
Presidential Candidates Index.