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  • Contents
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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 ...

Campaign Finance
Campaign finance

Campaign finance changed dramatically during the past century, going from its early freewheeling days to a heavily regulated system. Campaigns now must disclose where their money comes from and how it is spent. Contributors must adhere to specific limits on how much they can give to federal candidates. Detailed campaign reports are available for public scrutiny, even on the Internet. Presidential candidates have the option of limiting their election spending in return ...

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