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The CQ Press Guide to U.S. Elections, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive, two-volume reference providing information on the U.S. electoral process, in-depth analysis on specific political eras and issues, and everything in between. Thoroughly revised and infused with new data, analysis, and discussion of issues relating to elections through 2015, the Guide will include chapters on: Analysis of the campaigns for presidency, from the primaries through the general election Data on the candidates, winners/losers, and election returns Details on congressional and gubernatorial contests from the primaries through the general elections supplemented with vast historical data Coverage of campaign finance, as well as reapportionment and redistricting Key Features include: Tables, boxes and figures interspersed throughout each chapter Data on campaigns, election methods, and results Complete lists ...

Introduction to Gubernatorial Elections
Introduction to presidential elections

Next to the president, governors are the most powerful elected officials in the United States. Some preside over states that are larger than many foreign countries. Every governor but Nebraska’s must deal with a legislature that is partisan and bicameral in nature, just like the U.S. Congress. Over the years, many voters have regarded executive experience as a governor more akin to that of the president than service ...

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