Congressional Primary Elections

Congressional Primary Elections

by Robert G. Boatright


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415742009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/08/2014
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Robert G. Boatright is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Clark University. He is the author of three other books, including Getting Primaried and Interest Groups and Campaign Finance Reform in the United States and Canada. His research interests include campaign finance, congressional elections, and interest groups.

Table of Contents

1. Why Study Congressional Primaries? 2. Primary Elections and the "Democratic Experiment". 3. The Strategic Context of Congressional Primaries. 4. Open Seat Primaries. 5. Challenger Primaries. 6. Incumbent Primaries. 7. Race, Redistricting, and Primary Elections. 8. Primary Reform.

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