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Conservative to the Last Degree: The Emerging Illinois Republican Party and the Election of 1856.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Civil War History. 12/1/2022, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p1-25. 25p.

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Abstract: The article presents events in Illinois' history, particularly the election of the 1856 and the performance of the state's Republican Party conservative politicians. Also cited are the preference by Illinoisans of conservative antislavery convictions a...

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The Effect of Electoral Inversions on Democratic Legitimacy: Evidence from the United States.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Political Science. Oct2022, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p1891-1901. 11p.

Abstract: When a party or candidate loses the popular vote but still wins the election, do voters view the winner as legitimate? This scenario, known as an electoral inversion, describes the winners of two of the last six presidential elections in the United Sta...

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Stay positive or go negative? Memory imperfections and messaging strategy.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International Journal of Research in Marketing. Dec2022, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p1127-1149. 23p.

Abstract: This paper studies the optimal mix of message content in elections while explicitly accounting for voters' memory imperfections. We build an analytical model of a political contest between two candidates facing an election with an electorate consisting...

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How the Democrats Defied History.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): TIME Magazine; 11/21/2022, Vol. 200 Issue 19/20, p22-26, 5p, 10 Color Photographs, 2 Diagrams

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THE VIBES ELECTION.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): TIME Magazine; 11/7/2022, Vol. 200 Issue 17/18, p38-44, 7p, 2 Color Photographs

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Candidate Extremism and Voter Roll‐Off in US House Elections.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Legislative Studies Quarterly. Nov2022, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p791-821. 31p.

Abstract: Growing evidence suggests that extreme candidates perform worse, in part because their party's share of turnout declines. But does candidate ideology affect the decision of whether to abstain in a House race among voters who already turned out in the p...

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Racial Disparities in Voting Wait Times: Evidence from Smartphone Data.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Review of Economics & Statistics. 2022, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p1341-1350. 10p. 1 Chart, 4 Graphs.

Abstract: Equal access to voting is a core feature of democratic government. Using data from hundreds of thousands of smartphone users, we quantify a racial disparity in voting wait times across a nationwide sample of polling places during the 2016 U.S. presiden...

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Location, Location, Location: How Electoral Opportunities Shape Women's Emergence as Candidates.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): British Journal of Political Science. Oct2022, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p1523-1543. 21p.

Abstract: Despite evidence that women win when they run for office, the number of women in the US House of Representatives has not increased substantially. I argue that women win when they run because women engage in strategic behavior by emerging in locations w...

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The Working-Class Candidate.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): Nation; 10/17/2022, Vol. 315 Issue 8, p26-30, 5p, 3 Color Photographs

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Abstract: Copyright of Nation is the property of Nation Company, L. P. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email ...

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