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Who Got in the Booth? A Look Back at the 2010 Elections

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Larry J. Sabato, prominent election scholar and political commentator, and a team of scholars and election experts who are closest to the action, look at the 2010 campaigns and elections and offer fresh insights and trenchant commentary. Who Got in the Booth? takes you inside the most significant events and issues of this election cycle to see what affected the Midterm elections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205059362
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/6/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry J. Sabato, nationally renowned elections scholar, bridges the gap between the ivory tower and the real world on issues of critical importance to American democracy. He is the founder and director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, a professor of politics, and a Rhodes Scholar. His over twenty books include the seminal Feeding Frenzy: Attack Journalism & American Politics and The Sixth Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency.
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Table of Contents


Chapter One: Pendulum Swing: Midterm Elections of 2010

By Larry J. Sabato

Chapter Two: The 2010 Midterm Elections: The GOP Strikes Back

By Alan Abramowitz

Chapter Three: The Tea Party

By Rhodes Cook

Chapter Four: Spill Politics

By Bruce Alpert

Chapter Five: The 'Unipolar Moment’ Passes

By James Kitfield

Chapter Six: The Battle: Who Decides in Health Care?

By Chris Conover

Chapter Seven: Economy and the Election: It's All About Jobs

By Steve Liesman

Chapter Eight: Beyond News: Media in the Era of the eCampaign

By Diana Owen

Chapter Nine: A Referendum, Not A Choice: GOP Strategy for the 2010 Midterm Elections

By Bill Pascoe

Chapter Ten: Bracing For Blowback: Democrats in the 2010 Midterm Cycle

By Tom Schaller

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