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Is this any way to run a democratic election?

Author: Stephen J Wayne
Publisher: Washington DC : CQ Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats

Tackling the disparity between the ideal and the practical, this text addresses the challenges of the American election system


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Wayne
ISBN: 9781452205656 1452205655
OCLC Number: 835110058
Description: xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Democratic Elections: What's the Problem?2. Popular Base of American Electoral Politics3. How Representative Are American Elections?4. Has Money Corrupted Our Electoral Process?5. News Media: Watchdog or Pit Bull?6. Are American Parties Still Representative?7. The Nomination Process: Whose Is It Anyway?8. Campaign Communications: How Much Do They Matter?9. Elections and Government: A Tenuous Connection
Responsibility: Stephen J. Wayne, Georgetown University.


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