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Congressional Elections free pdf Arguing that successful candidates run two campaigns-one for votes, the other for resources, Herrnson uses campaign finance data, original survey research, and hundreds of interviews to look at how this dual strategy affects the electoral system. New coverage includes: cases studies from the 2010 elections- the impact of the Tea Party on fundraising and election outcomes- the effect of the Citizens United and other recent cases on corporate, trade association, and labor union spending- untangling the web of PACs, Super PACs, 527s, and 501(C)s and their fundraising and spending advantages- and, the pervasive use of social media and Internet campaigns to raise money, communicate with voters, and recruit volunteers.

About Paul S. Herrnson

Paul S. Herrnson is director of the Center for American Politics and Citizenship and professor of government and politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington, 4th ed. (2004) and Party Campaigning in the 1980s (1988) and coauthor of The Financiers of Congressional Elections (2003). He is coeditor of several volumes, including War Stories from Capitol Hill (2003), Responsible Partisanship? The Evolution of American Political Parties Since 1950 (2003), Multiparty Politics in America, 2nd ed. (2002), and Playing Hardball: Campaigning for the U.S. Congress (2000). He has served as an American Political Science Association congressional fellow and has received several teaching awards, including an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Maryland.

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Author : Paul S. Herrnson
Publisher : CQ Press
Data Published : 03 March 2012
ISBN : 0872899659
EAN : 9780872899650
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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