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ContributionsHerbert Weisberg (Editor), Clyde Wilcox (Editor)
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Number of Pages320
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ISBN 100804748551
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Women have had the right to vote for less than one hundred years. African-Americans have had the right to vote for half of that.

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SinceGallup has used likely voter models to identify Americans who are most likely to vote in upcoming presidential elections. These procedures address the need to winnow down national adult or registered voter surveys to a subset of respondents who are most representative of the likely voter electorate.

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“ Estimating Partisan Bias of the Electoral College Under Proposed Changes in Elector Apportionment.”. The election of the president and the vice president of the United States is an indirect election in which citizens of the United States who are registered to vote in one of the fifty U.S.

states or in Washington, D.C., cast ballots not directly for those offices, but instead for members of the Electoral College.

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the genesis of this book was the midterm congressional election, in which the Republican Party lost twenty-six seats in the House of Representatives. The Mathematics and Statistics of Voting Power Andrew Gelman, Jonathan N. Katz and Francis Tuerlinckx Abstract.

In an election, voting power—the probability that a single vote is decisive—is affected by the rule for aggregating votes into a single outcome. Voting power is important for studying political representation, fairness and.

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and voting, particularly in presidential elections, has almost always remained a lively area of research. ' Steven J. Rosenstone, 'Predicting Elections' (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, unpublished manuscript, ).

In Forecasting Presidential Elections, p.Rosenstone also reports sendingFile Size: 4MB. Presidential Powers and the Shadow of Presidential Elections,” Comparative Political Studies 46 (13): – Hinckley, B.

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“Mobilized Voting in the Elections: The Changing Efficacy of Vote Buying and Coercion in Mexican Electoral Politics.” In Domínguez, Jorge and Lawson, Chappell, eds. Mexico's Pivotal Democratic Election: Campaign Effects and the Presidential Race of Stanford, California: Stanford University by: To capture the political realities of each state, the models include the share of the vote that the current incumbent party received in each state in the prior presidential election.

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In US presidential elections, Ralph Nader may have cost Al Gore the race inand Ross Perot may have done the same thing to both Bob Dole in and George H. Bush in Furthermore, in the primary elections, this effect may be even more prevalent. In voting, demographics matter more than ever By Greg Walz-Chojnacki Janu Business & World Affairs Politics & Social Science In his forthcoming book, political scientist Thomas Holbrook talks about how shifts in voting patterns from state to state could influence the outcome of presidential elections.

If elections are easily predicted and voting behavior is easily explained with just a few fundamental variables, it seems quite plausible to argue that campaigns don't matter. This book attempts to answer the question, "Do campaigns matter?" by analyzing changes in public opinion during and across several presidential election campaigns.

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In addition, the predictions made by these models are addressed and Cited by:   The pitfalls of non-quantitative models was illustrated all too well in Sylvia De Long's work, Charting Presidential Elections.

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