9780495096320

The Road to the White House 2008

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495096320

  • ISBN10:

    0495096326

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/27/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Stephen Wayne, a leading scholar of presidential electoral politics, describes and analyzes the crucial politics, procedures, and strategies behind campaign finance, media relations, nominating politics, and the politics and meaning of the general election.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
The Electoral Arena
Presidential Selection: A Historical Overview
Campaign Finance
The Political Environment
The Nomination
The Race for Delegates
Spring Interregnum: Consolidating Victory and Posturing for the Election
The Campaign
Organization, Strategy, and Tactics
Media Politics
The Election
Predicting Presidential Elections
Reforming the Electoral System
Appendices
Results of Presidential Elections, 1900-2004
2004 Electoral and Popular Vote Summary
2004 Electoral Vote Distribution
Tentative Primary and Caucus Schedule, 2008
Republican and Democratic Party Conventions and Nominees, 1900-2008
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