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Trends in the 1980 congressional elections

Susan M. Arico

Trends in the 1980 congressional elections

a conference report

by Susan M. Arico

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Published by Free Congress Research & Education Foundation in Washington, D.C. (721 Second St., N.E., Washington 20002) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Congress -- Elections, 1980.

  • Edition Notes

    Based on the proceedings of a conference held Dec. 11-14, 1980, in Fontana, Wis., sponsored by the Free Congress Research and Education Foundation.

    Statementby Susan M. Arico.
    SeriesCurrents in politics
    ContributionsFree Congress Research and Education Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK1968 1980 .A74
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3790537M
    LC Control Number81069208

    ‘The Party's Primary offers an original, subtle and sophisticated analysis of how contemporary party elites shape the choices presented to voters in primary elections. It is a valuable and highly readable addition to the literature on parties and elections.'Cited by: 2. Integrates the latest National Election Study (NES), FEC, and final official vote data throughout the text. Thorough analysis of the and elections, including coverage of the Republican's reversal of historical trends by increasing their control of Congress in

      Yet, on a Congressional level it was a Swing district for most of the 80s, having unseated its incumbent in , and The last of these elections was . This would have resulted in Republican congressional majorities in big presidential years like and – But voters seemed content to behave in accord with “all politics is local”—until The Republican wave in shocked not only pundits but even academic experts on .

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