The Guide to U.S. Elections is the single most comprehensive
compilation of information about America's electoral process
available to library patrons from scholars to high school students.
Now, a completely updated and extensively reorganized edition
chronicles the details of the landmark 2000 elections. New features
-- An expanded discussion of American political parties and their
-- A new chapter on election campaign financing -- now the most
controversial and widely criticized part of the system
-- A new chapter that describes the evolution of American
elections, with particular emphasis on the modern period that began
with President Roosevelt's New Deal political coalition.
-- In addition, the editors of the fourth edition have reorganized
the Guide into two volumes to expand user access and to carry the
reader through the electoral system in a logical progression.
Part I - Elections in America introduces the reader to U.S.
elections and their history.
Part II -- Political Parties describes party development,
profiles parties, explains campaign financing, examines the once
dominant Southern primary, and summarizes politics and issues from
1945 to 2000 that have impacted election outcomes.
Part III -- Presidential Elections provides an extensive
chronological history of these contests and gives a detailed
examination of primaries, nominating conventions and the Electoral
Part IV -- Congressional Elections provides a complete history
of Senate and House elections, including popular vote returns, and
a clear examination of reapportionment that underlies state power
in the House of Representatives.
Part V - GubernatorialElections is a complete examination of the
election results for governors plus important side issues such as
term limits and lengths and party lineups.
The Guide is extensively indexed and includes national maps
showing winners and losers and many sidebars highlighting important
election issues. No other volume contains the breadth of
information about all national and gubernatorial elections ever
held in America.
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