Looking beyond the individual office holders to the office itself, Vital Statistics on the Presidency covers George Washington’s tenure through the the presidencies of the early 21st century. The book’s expansive view of the presidency allows readers to recognize major themes across administrations, and reach overall conclusions about the nature of the institution and its future. The illuminating data are put into context by thoughtful essays that explain key statistical patterns, making each edition an intriguing and comprehensive reference to important patterns throughout the history of the presidency.

Chapter 8. 1930-1949

Chapter 8. 1930-1949


Chronology of Major Events, 1930-1949

State and Federal Laws Chronology, 1930-1949

National Presidential Count, 1932-1948


Presidential Turnout Percentages, 1932-1948

Presidential Turnout, 1932-1948

Presidential Partisan Turnout, 1932-1948

Gubernatorial Turnout, 1932-1948

Gubernatorial Partisan Turnout, 1932-1948

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