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.

U.S. Senators, 1789–2015

U.S. Senators, 1789–2015

U.S. senators, 1789–2015

This chapter contains a listing of United States senators who served from March 4, 1789, through June 15, 2015—from the First Congress to 114th Congress. Arranged alphabetically by state, the lists provide the name, political affiliation, and dates of service of each senator in chronological order within each class. (See “Senate’s Three Classes,” Ch. 24.)

The primary source for the names, classes, and dates of service of senators is ...

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