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The roads to Congress 2016 : American elections in a divided landscape

Author: Sean D Foreman; Marcia L Godwin
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyzes both local and national House and Senate campaigns in the 2016 election to reveal how distinctive campaign dynamics have a collective national impact. Featuring detailed case studies of ten competitive House races and twelve high-profile U.S. Senate campaigns, the volume provides a deep analysis of campaign dynamics and the polarizing effects of the presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean D Foreman; Marcia L Godwin
ISBN: 3319580930 9783319580937
OCLC Number: 1009020762
Description: xxii, 407 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Sorting out the 2016 U.S. elections / Sean D. Foreman --
Voting behavior in the 114th Congress / Patrick Hickey --
Voter suppression policies in the 2016 campaign cycle / Daniel E. Smith --
What to tweet when the top is toxic? Gauging references to the 2016 presidential candidates in House members' social media posts / Bryan T. Gervais --
Broken, cracked, and missed ceilings : female and minority candidates in the congressional races of 2016 / Kimberly L. Casey and Jessica Loyer Gracey --
California 49th congressional district : a near upset in the Golden State / Laura J. Brantley and Marcia L. Godwin --
Colorado sixth congressional district : moderate policy positions and distance from Trump help a Republican incumbent fight off another strong Democratic challenge / Josalyn Williams, Katherine Runge, Anand Edward Sokhey and Josh M. Ryan --
Florida congressional districts : the names change but party domination stays the same / Sean D. Foreman --
Illinois 10th congressional district : re-rematch in Chicago suburbs / Jeffrey Ashley and Miles Williams --
Iowa's first congressional district : anomaly or new normal? / Donna R. Hoffman and Christopher W. Larimer --
New York's 19th, 22nd, and 24th congressional districts : Republicans hold on in one of the bluest of states / Jeffrey Kraus --
Texas district 23 : Play it again: a nationalized election in Texas's swingin'est district / Walter Clark Wilson --
Wisconsin eighth congressional district : from swing seat to solidly Republican? / Aaron Weinschenk --
Arizona Senate race : McCain holds on for a sixth term / Tom Lansford --
California Senate race : the anointing of Kamala Harris / Marcia L. Godwin --
Colorado Senate race : Republicans expect to capture second straight Senate seat, but fall short / Kyle D. McEvilly and William K. Hall --
Florida Senate race : if this campaign had been a prize fight--they would have stopped it / Peter J. Bergerson --
Louisiana Senate race : Republicans hold the Deep South / Joshua Stockley --
Missouri Senate race : now seeing red / Kimberly L. Casey --
Nevada Senate race : the Reid machine's last stand / David F. Damore --
New Hampshire Senate race : closest in the nation / Jennifer Lucas, Tauna S. Sisco and Christopher J. Galdieri --
Ohio Senate race : a summer campaign / William C. Binning and Melanie J. Blumberg --
Pennsylvania Senate race : calculated campaigns in a toss-up state / Melanie J. Blumberg, Michael D. Slaven, William C. Binning and Ellen Mariko Boyle --
Wisconsin Senate race : stunning upset in the Badger state / Douglas M. Brattebo --
What have we learned from the 2016 elections? / Marcia L. Godwin and Sean D. Foreman.
Responsibility: Sean D. Foreman, Marcia L. Godwin, editors.

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This book analyzes both local and national House and Senate campaigns in the 2016 election to reveal how distinctive campaign dynamics have a collective national impact.  Read more...

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