Claiming the Mantle: How Presidential Nominations Are Won and Lost Before the Votes Are Cast, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Claiming the Mantle

How Presidential Nominations Are Won and Lost Before the Votes Are Cast, 1st Edition

By R. Lawrence Butler

Routledge

198 pages

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Description

This book examines the process by which presidential nominees are selected in U.S. , describing the evolution of the presidential nomination system from its original conception of letting the voters decide to its current form in which the race is usually over before the first vote is cast.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Rules of the Game 1. The Sound of Bubbles Bursting 2. The Formal Rules—Winning Delegates 3. The Formal Rules—Campaign Finance 4. Claiming the Mantle Part II: Playing the Game 5. The Seven Dwarfs 6. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 7. Clash of the Titans 8. Looking Ahead

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General