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Contents List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes Foreword Preface A Absentee Voting / Absolute Majority / American Independent Party (1968-) and American Party (1972-) Anti-Federalists / Anti-Masonic Party / At-Large / B Baker v. Carr / Ballot Access / Ballot Types / Bandwagon Effect / Beauty Contest / Bellwether / Bicameral / Bilingual Voters / Black Suffrage / Blue Dog Democrat / Boll Weevil / Border States / Brass Collar Democrat / Brokered Convention / Buckley v. Valeo / Bullet Vote / Bundling / Bush v. Gore C Campaign, Basic Stages of / Campaign Buttons / Campaign Finance / Campaign Slogans / Campaign Strategies / Campaigning / Candidate-Centered Campaigns / Canvassing Board / Caucus / Census / Chad Challenger / Chronology of Presidential Elections / Citizens Party / Citizenship and Voting / 7 Civil Rights Acts / Coalition / Coattails / Communist Party / Congressional District / Congressional Elections / Conservative Party / Constituency / Constitution Union Party / Contested Elections / Crossover Voting / Cumulative Voting / D Dark Horse / Debates / Delegates / Democracy / Democratic National Committee / Democratic Party / Democratic-Republican Party / Direct Election / District of Columbia / Districts, Wards, and Precincts / E Election Cycle / Election Day / Election Fraud / Electoral Anomalies / Electoral Behavior / Electoral College and Votes / 1 Entrance Polls / Equal Time and Rebuttal Rules / Exit Polls / F Favorite Son / Federal Election Commission / Federal Workers' Political Activity / Federalist Party / Forecasting Election Results / Franchise / Free Soil Party / Freeholder / Front-Loading / Front-Runner / Fusionism / G Gerrymander / Get Out the Vote / Governor / Grandfather Clause / Green Party / Greenback Party / H Hard Money / Historic Milestones in U.S. Elections / Home Rule / House of Representatives, Electing / House of Representatives, Qualifications / I Ideology / Incumbency / Independent / Initiatives and Referendums / Interest Group / International and U.S. Elections Compared / Iowa Caucus / Issue Voting / J Judicial System / Junior Tuesday / K Know Nothing (American) Party L Lame Duck / Landslide / Liberal Party / Liberal Republican Party / Libertarian Party / Liberty Party / Lieutenant Governor / Literacy Tests / M Majority-Minority District / Mandate / Media Coverage of Campaigns / Media Use by Campaigns / Midterm Election / Motor Voter Act / Mugwump / Multimember Districts / N National Democratic Party / National Election Studies / National Party Conventions / National Republican Party / National Unity Party / Natural Law Party / Nature of Representation / Negative Campaigning / New Alliance Party / New Hampshire Primary / O One Person, One Vote / Oregon v. Mitchell / P Party Endorsement of Candidates / Party Identification by Voters / Peace and Freedom Party / People's Party (1971- ) / Platform / Plurality / Pocketbook Voting / Political Action Committees / Political Advertising / Political Consultants / Political Culture in America / Political Party Development Political Socialization of the Public / Poll Taxes / Polling / Popular Vote / Populist (People's ) Party (1891-1908) / Populist Party (1984-1996) Postconvention Bounce / President, Nominating and Electing / President, Qualifications / Presidential Draft / Presidential Primaries / Presidential Selection Reforms / Primary Types / Progressive Labor Party (1960- ) / Progressive Party-Bull Moose (1912) / Progressive Party (La Follette) (1924) / Progressive Party (Wallace) (1948) / Prohibition Party (1869- ) / Proportional Representation / Public Financing of Campaigns / Public Opinion / Push Poll / R Racial Redistricting / Realignments and Dealignments / Reapportionment and Redistricting / Recount / Reform Party / Removal from Office / Republican Government / Republican National Committee / Republican Party / Retrospective Voting / Right to Vote / Running Mate / Runoff Primary / S Scandals / Senate, Electing / Senate, Qualifications / Shaw v. Reno / Single-Issue Voting / Single-Member District / Socialist Labor Party / Socialist Party / Socialist Workers Party / Soft Money / Sophisticated Voting / Sore Loser Laws / Southern (Breckinridge) Democrats / Southern Primary / Special Elections / Split- and Straight-Ticket Voting / Stages in an Election / Stalking Horse / State and Federal Election Responsibilities / State Legislator / States' Rights Democratic Party / Straw Vote / Super Tuesday / Superdelegate / T Term Limits / Thermometer Ratings / Third Parties / Threshold Rules / Twenty-Sixth Amendment / Two Party System / Two-Thirds Rule / U Unicameral / Union Party / Unit Rule / United We Stand America / U.S. Labor Party / U.S. Taxpayers Party / V Vice President / Voter Registration / Voter Turnout / Voting Machine / Voting Rights Act / W Watershed Elections / Whig Party / Whistle Stop / White Primary / Winner Take All / Women's Suffrage / Workers World Party / Write-In Vote / Y Youth Suffrage / Z ZZZ / Appendices Constitution of the United States / Changes in Democrats' Nominating Rules / Democratic Party's Reform Commissions on Presidential Selection / Republican Party's Reform Committees on Presidential Selection / Election-Related Web Sites / Presidential Nominating Campaigns, 1980-2000 / National Party Chairs, 1848-2003 / Major Platform Fights / Democratic Conventions, 1832-2000 / Republican Conventions, 1856-2000 / Chief Officers and Keynote Speakers at Democratic National Conventions, 1832-2000 / Chief Officers and Keynote Speakers at Republican National Conventions, 1856-2000 / General Election Debates, 1960-2000 / U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents / Summary of Presidential Elections, 1789-2000 / 2000 Popular Vote Summary, Presidential / Distribution of House Seats and Electoral Votes / Law for Counting Electoral Votes in Congress / Party Affiliations in Congress and the Presidency, 1789-2003 / Incumbents Reelected, Defeated, or Retired, 1946-2002 / Blacks in Congress, 41st-108th Congresses, 1869-2003 / Hispanic Americans in Congress, 45th-108th Congresses, 1877-2003 / Women in Congress, 65th-108th Congresses, 1917-2003 / Senate Votes Cast by Vice Presidents / State Government / Bibliography / Index /
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