The Politics of Congressional Elections

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Little, Brown, 1983 - 216 pages
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This book on Congressional politics and elections was assigned reading in a political science course I took in college. It covered campaign strategy, voting behavior, national forces, gerrymandering ... Read full review


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Gary C. Jacobson is distinguished professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego, where he has taught since 1979. He previously taught at Trinity College, the University of California at Riverside, Yale University, and Stanford University. Jacobson specializes in the study of U.S. elections, parties, interest groups, and Congress. He is the author of "Money in Congressional Elections: The Politics of Congressional Elections, " "Eighth Edition", "The Electoral Origins of Dividend Government: Competition in the U.S. House Elections, 1946 - 1988, " and "A Divider, Not a Uniter: George W. Bush and the American People, " "Second Edition", and is coauthor with Samuel Kernell of "Strategy and Choice in Congressional Elections, " "Second Edition". Jacobson is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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