The Resource Congressional Primary Elections

Congressional Primary Elections

Label
Congressional Primary Elections
Title
Congressional Primary Elections
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Congressional primaries are increasingly being blamed for polarization and gridlock in Congress. Most American states adopted congressional primaries during the first decades of the 20th century as a means of breaking the hold of political ""bosses"" on the nomination of candidates. Yet now, many contend that primaries have become a means by which the most dedicated party activists choose candidates unrepresentative of the electorate, and so general election voters are forced to choose between two ideologically extreme candidates. Consequently, there have been recent instances in both parties
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 324.273/154
  • 324.273154
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK2071 .B63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Congressional Primary Elections
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; 1. Why Study Congressional Primaries?; 2. Primary Elections and the "Democratic Experiment"; 3. The Strategic Context of Congressional Primaries; 4. Open Seat Primaries; 5. Challenger Primaries; 6. Incumbent Primaries; 7. Race, Redistricting, and Primary Elections; 8. Primary Reform; References; Index
Control code
ocn889674692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317806011
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34517698
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)889674692
  • ebl1317806018

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