The 1992 Presidential Election In The South

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This is the third of a series of studies of presidential election politics in the South (the first two addressing the 1984 and 1988 elections, respectively). It examines the nomination process in the region, presents a state-by-state analysis of the 1992 presidential election results, and offers some general conclusions regarding contemporary developments in southern electoral and party politics. The volume presents election data of interest to students of presidential elections, the U.S. party system, and ...

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Overview

This is the third of a series of studies of presidential election politics in the South (the first two addressing the 1984 and 1988 elections, respectively). It examines the nomination process in the region, presents a state-by-state analysis of the 1992 presidential election results, and offers some general conclusions regarding contemporary developments in southern electoral and party politics. The volume presents election data of interest to students of presidential elections, the U.S. party system, and southern politics. As such, the work represents a significant contribution to the literature on partisan politics in the South.

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A detailed examination of the 1992 presidential election in the South, continuing a series begun with Praeger volumes covering the 1984 and 1988 presidential elections. An initial chapter discusses the nomination process in the region as a whole. This is followed by a series of chapters exploring the key events and developments in the election in each of the 11 states of the South. Additionally, some attention is given to other important electoral contests in the various states. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275945343
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1994
  • Pages: 238
  • Lexile: 1520L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT P. STEED, LAURENCE W. MORELAND, and TOD A. BAKER are all Professors of Political Science at The Citadel in South Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Setting and the Nominating Process

Southern Electoral Politics as Prelude to the 1992 Elections by Robert P. Steed

Nomination: The South's Role in 1992 Nomination Politics by Charles S. Bullock III

Elections in the Deep South

Alabama: No Winners or Losers by Patrick R. Cotter

Georgia: A State in Transition by Brad Lockerbie and John A. Clark

Louisiana: The Continuing Saga of Race, Religion, and Rebellion by Charles D. Hadley

Mississippi: Friends and Neighbors Fight the "Liberal" Label by Stephen D. Shaffer

South Carolina: Republican Again by Laurence W. Moreland

Elections in the Rim South

Arkansas: Ground Zero in the Presidential Race by Diane D. Blair

Florida: A Muddled Election by William E. Hulbary, Anne E. Kelley, and Lewis Bowman

North Carolina: Conflicting Forces in a Confusing Year by Charles Prysby

Tennessee: Favorite Son Brings Home the Bacon by David M. Brodsky and Robert H. Swansbrough

Texas: Friends, Neighbors, and Native Sons by Frank B. Feigert and John R. Todd

Virginia: A Different Story with the Same Ending by John J. McGlennon

Conclusion

Conclusion: The South and the 1992 Presidential Election by Harold Stanley

Selected Bibliography

Index

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