Elections A-Z

Elections A-Z

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Elections A-Z makes the vital and complex process of elections in the United States interesting and accessible to those for whom they have long seemed both arcane and mysterious. This essential reference tool provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the current issues, history, and concepts behind attaining high political office in the United States. Subjects covered in some 200 entries include running for the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the presidency; debates and stages in the campaign and general election processes; the roles of political consultants, the media, and the American political parties; issues such as term limits and campaign finance; court cases that have shaped the electoral process; important terms (often misunderstood outside the United States): qabsolute majorityq; qdark horseq; qinitiatives and referendumsq; historic milestones; scandals in American elections, etc.Elections are not won or lost by campaign slogans, but over the years candidates have used catchy phrases ... (1993), a€œGood slogans have rhyme, rhythm, or alliteration to make them memorable; great slogans may have none of these, but anbsp;...

Title:Elections A-Z
Author:John Moore
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-12-16


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