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2012

Morton Keller

in Obama's Time: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199383375
eISBN:
9780190252434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199383375.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the presidential election of 2012, with particular reference to the choice of the candidates, their campaigns, and the outcome. It begins by looking at the candidacy of Mitt ... More


Access and Authority

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.12
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Between the fall of 1873 and the presidential election of 1876, Thomas Nast worked on a variety of concepts and his work featured many of his most common artistic techniques. Fiscal policy, ... More


The Activism of Indirectly and Directly Elected Presidents

Margit Tavits

in Presidents with Prime Ministers: Do Direct Elections Matter?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553327
eISBN:
9780191721007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553327.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter continues to evaluate the effect of selection methods on presidential activism with a thorough investigation of countries employing indirect (Estonia, Hungary, Germany) or direct ... More


Afghanistan

Abdul Wahed Sarabi

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Bangladesh since independence in 1971. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Bangladesh's political history, ... More


Algeria

Dirk Axtmann

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Algeria follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

Thomas M. Holbrook

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190269128
eISBN:
9780190632809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This book looks at change in party fortunes in presidential elections since 1972, documenting the magnitude, direction, and consequences of changes in party support in the states. It finds that the ... More


Analysis of Black American Voters in Barack Obama’s Victory

Martin Kilson

in The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter probes the electoral attributes of a special political dynamic that contributed significantly to Barack Obama's victory in both the 2008 Democratic primary contests and in the national ... More


Angola

Ana Catarina Clemente‐Kersten

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Angola follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


Armenia

Florian Grotz and Maria Rodriguez‐McKey

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on national elections and referendums held in Azerbaijan since 1991. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Azerbaijan's political history, outlines the evolution ... More


Assessing Negativity

John G. Geer

in In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226284989
eISBN:
9780226285009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285009.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter illustrates that negativity is on the rise in presidential elections campaigns. Campaigns are important democratic institutions, because they link politicians and voters. In the weeks ... More


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