A Free Sample of US Elections Textbook Chapters from Routledge

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US Elections Primer FreeBookIt is election time in the US and Routledge has a wide range of offerings for every college course touching upon political parties,candidates,and campaigns. Here we have selected a representative set of chapters from just six of our most popular texts to give you an idea of the quality and variety of the course materials we have available.


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The chapters presented here cover topics of perennial interest and debate: The presidential nominating process, the primary season, the Electoral College, the role of the media,and getting out the vote.The examples provided are drawn from past election cycles (with an emphasis on 2008 and 2012),but many of the same issues and dilemmas are relevant to 2016.

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