The Battle for Congress: Consultants, Candidates and Voters

The Battle for Congress: Consultants, Candidates and Voters

by James A. Thurber (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815784630
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 12/01/2000
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

James A. Thurber is director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and professor of government at American University.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction1
2One Year and Four Elections: The 1998 Capps Campaign for California's Twenty-Second District9
3Johnson versus Koskoff: The 1998 Campaign for Connecticut's Sixth District45
4High Turnout in a Low-Turnout Year: Georgia's Second District81
5Kansas's Third District: The "Pros from Dover" Set Up Shop123
6Brian Baird's "Ring of Fire": The Quest for Funds and Votes in Washington's Third District160
7Wisconsin's Second District: History in the Making199
AppendixCase Study Framework and Methodology239
Contributors247
Index249

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