Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington

Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington

by Paul S. Herrnson
     
 

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Now updated with coverage of the 1996 elections, Congressional Elections is for everyone who wants to know what's involved in running for Congress.

Drawing on survey results and interviews with hundreds of candidates, campaign aids, party officials, political action committee managers, and political consultants, the book explores what it takes (candidates,

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Now updated with coverage of the 1996 elections, Congressional Elections is for everyone who wants to know what's involved in running for Congress.

Drawing on survey results and interviews with hundreds of candidates, campaign aids, party officials, political action committee managers, and political consultants, the book explores what it takes (candidates, strategies and campaign organizations) to win an election, and presents a compelling, fact-based picture of the two races all successful congressional candidates must win: one at home to win votes in their districts and one in Washington to gain support of national political leaders.

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Herrnson (government and politics, U. of Maryland) draws on surveys of and interviews with candidates, campaign aides, party officials, and political consultants to paint a comprehensive portrait of congressional campaigns. He recommends campaign reforms that would enhance the competitiveness of congressional elections. Paper edition (unseen), $22.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568023793
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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