Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process

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Parties and Elections in America: The Electoral Process

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This classic text provides an in-depth examination and history of American political parties and their critical role in representative democracy at the local, state, and national levels. Focused on the continued evolution and significance of parties in the American political system, separate chapters are devoted to key topics such as the impact of social media in the electoral process, and recent developments in campaign finance. The seventh edition fully incorporates the results of the 2012 presidential election and the 2014 midterm elections, as well as the impact of the Tea Party within the Republican party and important demographic shifts in the American electorate.

ISBN

9781442249730

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Rowman & Littlefield

City

Lanham, MD

Keywords

Elections, Political campaigns, Political parties, United States

Disciplines

American Politics

Comments

Seventh edition