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Horses in midstream: U.S. midterm elections and their consequences, 1894-1998

Horses in midstream: U.S. midterm elections and their consequences, 1894-1998

Busch, Andrew

Book. English.
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press 1999

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Statement of responsibility: Andrew E. Busch
ISBN: 0822941058, 0822957051, 9780822941057, 9780822957058
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-247) and index.
Note: AMS.
Physical Description: ix, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: United States. Congress Elections.; Electioneering United States.; Voting United States.; Presidents United States.; Elections United States.

Contents

  1. Contents: Midterm elections and checks and balances in the American system
  2. State midterm elections
  3. Midterm elections as the vanguard of change: 1. Realignment and the elections of 1894 and 1930. 2. More prepatory midterms
  4. The calibrating elections : midterm thermidor
  5. The dogs that did not bark : exceptions that shaped history
  6. Normal midterms
  7. Conclusion.