Ambition Competition and Electoral Reform

An original study of U.S. congressional elections and electoral institutions for 1872–1944 from a contemporary political science perspective

Ambition  Competition  and Electoral Reform

An original study of U.S. congressional elections and electoral institutions for 1872–1944 from a contemporary political science perspective

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Ambition, Competition, and Electoral Reform
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Jamie L Carson, Jason M Roberts
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-18 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

An original study of U.S. congressional elections and electoral institutions for 1872–1944 from a contemporary political science perspective
Party Ballots, Reform, and the Transformation of America's Electoral System
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Erik J. Engstrom, Samuel Kernell
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Demonstrates that nineteenth-century electoral politics were the product of institutions that prescribed how votes were cast and were converted into political offices.
Interpreting Congressional Elections
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Jeffrey M. Stonecash
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-12 - Publisher: Routledge

The increase in the "incumbency effect" has long dominated as a research focus and as a framework for interpreting congressional elections. This important new book challenges the empirical claim that incumbents are doing better and the research paradigm that accompanied the claim. It also offers an alternative interpretation of House
New Directions in Congressional Politics
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Jamie L. Carson, Michael S. Lynch
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

As the U.S. Congress has steadily evolved since the Founding of our nation, so too has our understanding of the institution. The second edition of New Directions in Congressional Politics offers an accessible overview of the current developments in our understanding of America’s legislative branch. Jamie L. Carson and Michael
Guide to U.S. Political Parties
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Marjorie R. Hershey
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-01 - Publisher: CQ Press

This one-volume reference presents the major conceptual approaches to the study of U.S. political parties and the national party system, describing the organization and behavior of U.S. political parties in thematic, narrative chapters that help undergraduate students better understand party origins, historical development, and current operations. Further, it provides researchers