Reelection: William Jefferson Clinton as a Native-Son Presidential Candidate

Reelection: William Jefferson Clinton as a Native-Son Presidential Candidate

by Hanes Walton, Jr.
     
 

This is the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of Clinton as a native-son presidential candidate employing local, country, state, and national data to show how elections can be derived from values and beliefs.
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This is the first systematic and comprehensive analysis of Clinton as a native-son presidential candidate employing local, country, state, and national data to show how elections can be derived from values and beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231115520
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/03/2000
Series:
Power, Conflict, and Democracy: American Politics Into the 21st Century Series
Pages:
352
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Notes on a Native Son: A Forewordix
Introductionxix
Presidential Politics and the Native-Son Contextual Variable: A Prologuexxv
Prefacexxxi
1.Elections1
Part 1Epistemology and the Native-Son Candidate23
2.Theory27
3.Methodology49
Part 2The Political Context of a Native-Son Candidate59
4.The Arkansas Electorate67
5.The African American Electorate89
Part 3The Making of a Native-Son Candidate117
6.The Congressional Vote for Clinton119
7.The Attorney General Vote for Clinton133
8.The Gubernatorial Vote for Clinton145
Part 4The Southern Native-Son Presidential Candidate165
9.The Presidential Vote for Clinton169
10.The Regional Vote: Clinton and Carter187
Part 5The Native-Son Candidate and the Democratic Party209
11.The Democratic Party in Presidential Elections: The Native-Son Theory Revisited215
12.Epilogue: Scandal, Public Support, and the Native-Son Variable237
AppendixThe Election Data: A Research Note253
Notes261
Bibliography283
Index295

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