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Politics of Congressional Elections

Gary C. Jacobson

Politics of Congressional Elections

by Gary C. Jacobson

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Published by Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections,
  • Politics - Current Events

  • Edition Notes

    2e

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9476723M
    ISBN 100673394492
    ISBN 109780673394491
    OCLC/WorldCa20429630

    Jamie L Carson is the author of New Directions in Congressional Politics ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Ambition, Competition, a /5.   The ninth edition of this best-selling text will be updated throughout with the results of the Presidential and Congressional election results and the latest political issues and events, as well as deeper discussions of social and economic policy and .

    Gary Jacobson’s classic text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to congressional elections and the electoral process. Based on the latest data from the National Election Study, the Cooperative Congressional Elections Study, and the Federal Election Commission, the Ninth Edition has been brought completely up to date, including coverage . Book Description: Individual donors play a critical role in financing congressional elections, accounting for more than half of all money raised in House campaigns. But significant donors (defined here as those contributing more than $) are the least understood participants in .

    project analyzing congressional elections from the post-WW II era to the present. In , he published the first edition of The Politics of Congressional Elections, which has become widely adopted in courses on legislative politics, electoral behavior, and congressional elections given the countless insights that Gary pro-vides. This is “Congressional and Other Elections”, section from the book 21st Century American Government and Politics (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license.


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Politics of Congressional Elections by Gary C. Jacobson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gary C. Jacobson is Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Political Science at UCSD. His field of interest is American national politics, with a subfield focus on Congress and congressional elections. He is the author of Money in Congressional Elections; The Politics of Congressional Elections; and The Electoral Origins of Divided Government; and co-author of Strategy and Format: Paperback.

Carson’s research interests include American politics with a specific emphasis on the U.S. Congress, congressional elections, separation of powers, and American political development. His most recent book (coauthored with Jason Roberts) is Ambition, Competition, and Electoral Reform: The Politics of Congressional Elections Across by: This book on Congressional politics and elections was assigned reading in a political science course I took in college.

It covered campaign strategy, voting behavior, national forces, gerrymandering, election law, presidential coattail, the power of Politics of Congressional Elections book incumbency, divided government, campaign finance and more/5(6). Get this from a library. The politics of congressional elections.

[Gary C Jacobson] -- "This work continues to offer a systematic account of what happens in Politics of Congressional Elections book elections and demonstrates how electoral politics reflect and shape other. "Gary Jacobson's classic text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to congressional elections and the electoral process.

Based on the latest data from the National Election Study, the Cooperative Congressional Elections Study, and the Federal Election Commission, the Ninth Edition has been brought completely up to date, including coverage. The Fourth Edition of this authoritative and comprehensive account of congressional election politics spotlights the dramatic upheavals of the and elections.

A synthesis of the latest scholarship and the author's original research, the text examines the context of House and Senate elections - demonstrating how campaigns and elections reflect deeper currents in American 4/5(2). Gary Jacobson is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California at San Diego.

His book, Money in Congressional Elections, won multiple its publication, Jacobson has published numerous books and papers about American politics, Congress, campaign financing, and partisan polarization, including the recent A Divider Not a Uniter: 4/5(2).

“It is the gold standard for texts on congressional campaigns and elections.” — Bruce A. Larson, Gettysburg College In Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington author Paul Herrnson combines top-notch research with real-world politics as he argues that successful candidates run two campaigns: one for votes, the other for resources.

Jacobson. The politics of Congressional elections, 6th ed. New York: Pearson. Jacobson presents a comprehensive review and synthesis of the current literature on Congressional elections. He sorts the literature into three levels of analysis: Individual (voter), district (candidate), and aggregate (national).

In general, these three literatures address questions along these. Facts is your complete guide to The Politics of Congressional Elections. In this book, you will learn topics such as Congressional Campaigns, Congressional Voters, National Politics and Congressional Elections, and Elections, Representation, and the Politics of Congress plus much more.

With Author: CTI Reviews. Updated in its 8th edition, The Politics of Congressional Elections has been brought completely up-to-date with the latest data from the National Election Study and the Federal Election Commission. It now includes coverage and analysis of the and elections and continues to make connections to broader themes and fundamental questions about representation and Brand: Pearson.

Congressional Elections. Congressional elections, in which all House seats and one-third of Senate seats are contested, take place every two years, including years when there is a presidential election.

Midterm elections occur in years when there is no presidential contest. Frequently, midterm elections are treated as referenda on the. Gary Jacobson is a Professor of Political Science at the University of California at San Diego. His book, Money in Congressional Elections, won multiple its publication, Jacobson has published numerous books and papers about American politics, Congress, campaign financing, and partisan polarization, including the recent A Divider Not a Uniter: Availability: This title is out of print.

This has caused many to wonder whether the amount of money in politics has truly become a corrupting influence. However, overall, the lion’s share of direct campaign contributions in congressional elections comes from individual donors, who are less influential than the political action committees (PACs) that contribute the remainder.

[4]. "An outstanding piece of work. This is the most important book of its kind since Mayhew's Congress: The Electoral Connection was published fifteen years ago.

Arnold's work generates an abundance of fresh insights into legislative politics and expands and enriches our understanding of how the 'electoral connection' works. OpenSecrets is the nation's top resource for clear and unbiased information. Ruth Marcus, columnist, The Washington Post The Center for Responsive Politics has made itself into an essential Washington — actually, make that an essential national — institution.

His new book focuses on Republican efforts to win key state legislative races in the elections so they could control statehouses that would redraw congressional boundaries. A summary of Congressional Elections in 's Congress.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Congress and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Senator Frank Church and Hugh Scott (R-Pa.), published its work tracking money in politics in extensive reports and books.

The first Open Secrets book, published inwas a massive 1, pages and analyzed contributions by political. Book Description. As the U.S. Congress has steadily evolved since the Founding of our nation, so too has our understanding of the institution.

The second edition of New Directions in Congressional Politics offers an accessible overview of the current developments in our understanding of America’s legislative branch. Jamie L. Carson and Michael S. Lynch help. Gary Jacobson's classic text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to congressional elections and the electoral process.

Based on the latest data from the National Election Study, the Cooperative Congressional Elections Study, and the Federal Election Commission, the tenth edition will include coverage and analysis of the and Range: $ - $Congressional Primary Elections is the first book to provide a history and analysis of congressional primary elections and will serve as a crucial part of courses on political parties and campaigns and elections.

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As part of the “Longman Classics in Political Science” series, a new Foreword examines the book's historical and enduring contributions to the discipline.