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Stephanie Tubbs Jones 2000–2002

in Going Home: Black Representatives and Their Constituents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226241302
eISBN:
9780226241326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241326.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In November 1998, Stephanie Tubbs Jones was elected to Congress from Ohio's Eleventh Congressional District. This chapter examines her representational relationships as they appeared in these early ... More


City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Wayne Dawkins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1966, a year after the Voting Rights Act began liberating millions of southern blacks, New Yorkers challenged a political system that weakened their voting power. Andrew W. Cooper (1927–2002), a ... More


The Special Election Primary in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District

Charles S. Bullock and Karen L. Owen

in Special Elections: The Backdoor Entrance to Congress

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197540626
eISBN:
9780197540657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197540626.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District special election seemed the potential harbinger of change to the U.S. House and a referendum on the Trump presidency. Chapter 2 examines the first stage, a ... More


The 2017 Runoff in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District

Charles S. Bullock and Karen L. Owen

in Special Elections: The Backdoor Entrance to Congress

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197540626
eISBN:
9780197540657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197540626.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Georgia requires a majority vote to win a special election. Had a candidate in the April jungle primary polled a majority, that would have sufficed. But no candidate won outright, so the top two ... More


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