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Party as Gatekeeper: Canvass, Convention, and Caucus as Nomination Mechanisms

Wendy J. Schiller and Charles Stewart III

in Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163161
eISBN:
9781400852680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163161.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyzes the role of the party as a gatekeeper to running for U.S. Senate and delves more deeply into the role of the political party as an organization in the state legislature. It ... More


Electing the Senate: Indirect Democracy before the Seventeenth Amendment

Wendy J. Schiller and Charles Stewart III

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163161
eISBN:
9781400852680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163161.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

From 1789 to 1913, U.S. senators were not directly elected by the people—instead the Constitution mandated that they be chosen by state legislators. This radically changed in 1913, when the ... More


Electoral Accountability, Party Loyalty, and Roll-Call Voting in the U.S. Senate

Jamie L. Carson

in Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534879
eISBN:
9780226534947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534947.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the representational connection between roll-call behavior and electoral accountability in the context of Senate elections. More specifically, it examines the effects of both ... More


Data, Measurements, and Methodology

Kim L. Fridkin and Patrick J. Kenney

in Taking Aim at Attack Advertising: Understanding the Impact of Negative Campaigning in U.S. Senate Races

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190947569
eISBN:
9780190947606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947569.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 presents the divergent data sets, collected in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 and focusing primarily on the 2014 U.S. Senate campaigns, used to test the tolerance and tactics theory of ... More


The Texas-Sized Impact of Beto O’Rourke’s 2018 Senate Campaign

Eliza Oehmler and Michael Zoorob

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

After years of decline, Democrats in Texas have recently worked to make their party competitive again. This chapter examines the organizational precursors and products of the Robert “Beto” O’Rourke ... More


Trump’s Trump: Lou Barletta and the Limits of Anti-Immigrant Politics in Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Thom and Theda Skocpol

in Upending American Politics: Polarizing Parties, Ideological Elites, and Citizen Activists from the Tea Party to the Anti-Trump Resistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190083526
eISBN:
9780190083564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083526.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the underpinnings and limits of ethno-nationalism in the politically pivotal state of Pennsylvania by tracking the career of Lou Barletta, US congressman and former mayor of ... More


Contemporary Cross-Racial Mobilization: CRM in the 2010–2012 U.S. SenateElections

Loren Collingwood

in Campaigning in a Racially Diversifying America: When and How Cross-Racial Electoral Mobilization Works

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190073350
eISBN:
9780190073381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073350.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 examines cross-racial mobilization in contemporary U.S. politics. Employing a similar design as that employed in chapter 3, chapter 4 presents data gathered from all 2010–2012 general ... More


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