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 of House and Senate leaders Links to election-related websites A guide to party abbreviations This reference will be available in time for readers to gain an understanding of various aspects of elections as we enter the 2016 presidential campaign season.

Presidential Elections

Presidential Elections
Presidential elections
  • Chapter 8 Introduction to Presidential Elections 271
  • Chapter 9 Chronology of Presidential Elections 287
  • Chapter 10 Presidential Primaries 377
  • Chapter 11 Presidential Primary Returns, 1912–2012 397
  • Chapter 12 Nominating Conventions 517
  • Chapter 13 Political Party Nominees, 1831–2012 539
  • Chapter 14 Convention Chronology, 1831–2012 555
  • Chapter 15 Key Convention Ballots 715
  • Chapter 16 Popular Vote Returns for President 791
  • Chapter 17 The Electoral College 857
  • Chapter 18 Electoral Votes for President, 1789–2012 875
  • Chapter 19 Biographical Directory of Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates 937
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