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Campaign and election reform : a reference handbook

Author: Glenn H Utter; Ruth Ann Strickland
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2008.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Describes campaign and election reform focusing on their backgrounds and histories, and then moving forward to problems and controversies. Contrasts elections in foreign countries and presents biographical sketches of election and campaign leaders along with data and documents.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn H Utter; Ruth Ann Strickland
ISBN: 9781598840698 159884069X 9781598840704 1598840703
OCLC Number: 213600653
Description: xiv, 371 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
1. Background and history --
Suffrage expansion and voting rights --
Term limits --
Ballot fraud and voter fraud --
The Electoral College --
Candidate nominations --
Progressive era reforms --
Low voter turnout --
Election in a crisis --
Legislative apportionment and gerrymandering --
Campaign finance, the Federal Election Campaign Act, and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act --
The Help America Vote Act and beyond --
References --
2. Problems, controversies, and solutions --
Electoral mechanics --
Election ballots --
The Electoral College --
Voter turnout --
Early and absentee voting --
Simplifying election forms --
Voting and the disabled --
Mail-ballot elections --
Voting assistance programs --
Public employees --
Representation systems --
At-large elections --
District elections --
Multimember districts --
Proportional representation --
Campaign advertising and the mass media --
Nontraditional voters --
Campaign spending --
References. 3. Campaigns and elections in selected Western European democracies --
Denmark --
England --
France --
Germany --
Italy --
Norway --
Poland --
Sweden --
References --
4. Chronology --
5. Biographical sketches --
Herbert E. Alexander --
Douglas J. Amy --
Susan Brownell Anthony --
Kathleen L. Barber --
Kimball William Brace --
Richard A. Cloward --
Chandler Davidson --
David L. Dill --
Richard L. Engstrom --
Russ Feingold --
Bernard N. Grofman --
Lani Guinier --
Stanley A. Halpin, Jr. --
Bev Harris --
Paul Jacob --
David B. Magleby --
Michael J. Malbin --
Thomas E. Mann --
John S. McCain, III --
Laughlin McDonald --
Louise Overacker --
Mark P. Petracca --
Richard H. Pildes --
Frances Fox Piven --
Trevor Potter --
Robert "Rob" Richie --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
Edward Still --
Fred Wertheimer. 6. Data and documents --
Campaign finance law --
Public attitudes toward campaign finance laws --
Electoral and voting controversies --
Public attitudes toward the electoral and voting processes --
Major U.S. Supreme Court decisions on campaign finance --
U.S. Supreme Court decisions on political participation --
U.S. Supreme Court decisions on redistricting --
The costs of elections --
Voter turnout and voter registration --
Quotations --
Alternate electoral systems --
Balloting and voting --
Buckley v. Valeo --
Campaign finance and ethics --
Campaign finance reform --
Electoral College --
Money and elections --
Racial gerrymandering --
Redistricting and reapportionment --
Term limits --
Voting rights --
References --
7. Directory of organizations --
8. Resources --
Print resources --
Books --
Periodicals --
Nonprint resources --
Videotapes, DVDs, and films --
Databases --
Internet resources --
Glossary --
Index --
About the author.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: Glenn H. Utter and Ruth Ann Strickland.
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This handbook provides a sweeping overview of U.S. campaign and election reform efforts, past and present, from the introduction of the secret ballot to touch-screen voting.  Read more...

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