The Flawed Path to the Presidency 1992: Unfairness and Inequality in the Presidential Selection Process

The Flawed Path to the Presidency 1992: Unfairness and Inequality in the Presidential Selection Process

by Robert D. Loevy

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ISBN-13: 9780791421888
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/01/1994
Series: SUNY series on the Presidency: Contemporary Issues Series
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Robert D. Loevy is Professor of Political Science at Colorado College. He is the author of To End All Segregation: The Politics of the Passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and co-author of Colorado Politics and Government: Governing the Centennial State and American Government: We Are One.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

1. George Bush: From Great Triumph to Big Trouble

2. Bill Clinton: Emerging from the Democratic Field

3. Iowa

4. New Hampshire

5. Maine

6. South Dakota

7. Colorado

8. Maryland

9. Georgia

10. An Evaluation of "Junior Tuesday"

11. Super Tuesday

12. Midwest Tuesday

13. Connecticut and Vermont

14. New York

15. Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Kansas

16. The Rise of Ross Perot

17. The Irrelevant Primaries I: Oregon

18. The Irrelevant Primaries II: California

19. Toward a Model Calendar of State Presidential Primaries and Caucuses

20. Perot Surges—and Sags

21. The Evolving National Conventions

22. Bill Clinton's Convention

23. Why Perot Pulled Out

24. The Republican Convention

25. Toward a Preprimary National Mini-Convention

26. The Clinton Buscapade

27. The Bush Campaign: Searching for a Message

28. The Distorting Effects of the Electoral College

29. The Clinton and Bush Electoral College "Short Lists"

30. A Tale of Two Rallies

31. The Return of Ross Perot

32. Bush's Last Chance: The 1992 Presidential Debates

33. The End of the Path

34. Toward an Amendment for the Popular Election of the President

35. Reforming the Flawed Path

Appendix: Election and Caucus Results

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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