Compiles CQ voting studies and interest group rating data for every legislator who has served in Congress from 1947 to 2004. Includes information on six congressional sessions (106th, 107th, and 108th Congresses).
Administering Elections provides a digest of contemporary American election administration using a systems perspective. The authors provide insight into the interconnected nature of all components of elections administration, and sheds like on the potential consequences of reforms that fail to account for this.
Elections capture a sense of national identity and imply a future direction for the nation. The book seeks to unravel how elections and policies act together dynamically by analyzing parties, strategies, foreign and domestic policies, and the role of religion in political dialogue.
Every two years, exit polls become the most widely analyzed, written about and discussed data-set in the U.S.. Although exit polls are known for their use in predicting elections, they are also the best tool for explaining election results. More than 200 tables and figures showing changes in the electorate and its voting patterns over time.
Argues finance laws have increased the likelihood that incumbents in the House and Senate will be reelected, and have greatly diminished the chances that candidates who are not wealthy will be elected. Presents data about federal elections since 1920.
Provides turnout statistics for general and primary elections for presidential, congressional, and state gubernatorial races. Extensive graphs and tables detail over two centuries of trends: Turnout data presented in 20-year periods Voter turnout by party affiliation State level data Voter turnout--the percentage of eligible citizens who cast ballots in a given election.
Tables include data on voter turnouts for presidential primaries from 1972 to 2000, voter turnouts for presidential elections from 1924 to 2000, and comparisons (in numbers) of voters and nonvoters by election years from 1924 to 2000. Outlines the events, people, court cases, laws, amendments, and practices.
Examines the volume, distribution, content, and effects of political advertising in congressional and presidential elections. Considers the role of TV ads using extensive data on ad airings on local broadcast stations. It also analyzes newly available data on paid digital ads, including ads on Facebook, Instagram, Google, and YouTube.