Toward the Millennium: The Election of 1996 / Edition 1

Toward the Millennium: The Election of 1996 / Edition 1

by Larry J. Sabato
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205199070

ISBN-13: 9780205199075

Pub. Date: 01/24/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

From leading journalists and academicians, this is the first comprehensive, insightful, and timely review of the 1996 elections, both at the state and federal level. Contributors include: Ken Bode, moderator, Washington Week in Review; Richard Cohn, National Journals, Brooks Jackson, Newsweek; and several leading

Overview

From leading journalists and academicians, this is the first comprehensive, insightful, and timely review of the 1996 elections, both at the state and federal level. Contributors include: Ken Bode, moderator, Washington Week in Review; Richard Cohn, National Journals, Brooks Jackson, Newsweek; and several leading scholars. This essential reference describes the events leading up to the 1996 elections and provides a context and perspective in which to place them. There is also comprehensive coverage of the impact of the media and of campaign financing. Predicitons for the next four years make this an invaluable tool to anyone interested in the political areans. This book was written for the mass market audience, but will be of particular interest to members of the media and political analysts an scientists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205199075
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/24/1997
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Road to Here, Tom Rosenstiel.

2. Where Did All the Candidates Go?, Linda Fowler.

3. Presidential Nominations: The Front-loaded Frenzy of '96, Larry Sabato.

4. The Conventions — One Festival of Hope, One Celebration of Impending Victory, Larry J.Sabato.

5. The 1996 Presidential Election: A Tale of a Campaign That Didn't Seem to Matter, Paul Herrnson and Clyde Wilcox.

6. The November Vote — A Status Quo Election, Larry J. Sabato.

7. Campaigning for Congress: The Echo of '94, Richard E. Cohen.

8. The State Elections of '96, Thad Beyle.

9. The Press' Performance, Diana Owen.

10. Financing the 1996 Campaign: The Law of the Jungle, Brooks Jackson.

11. Final Thoughts, Ken Bode.

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