These essays provide both a wealth of insight regarding what happened in the 2006 congressional elections and a framework to aid in understanding the possible significance of the 2006 outcome for subsequent developments in American politics.
The context for defeat / Dona-Gene Mitchell and Jeffery J. Mondak -- Did the media do it? The influence of news coverage on the 2006 congressional elections / Edward G. Carmines, Jessica C. Gerrity, and Michael W. Wagner -- Polarization, attribution, and communication networks in the 2006 congressional elections / Matthew Buttice, Robert Huckfeldt, and John Barry Ryan -- Candidate entry, voter response, and partisan tides in the 2002 and 2006 elections / Walter J. Stone ... [et al.] -- Abramoff, email, and the mistreated mistress : scandal and character in the 2006 elections / David J. Hendry, Robert A. Jackson, and Jeffery J. Mondak -- Perceptions and realities of issue voting / Dona-Gene Mitchell -- The president, the war, and voting behavior in the 2006 House elections / Gary C. Jacobson -- Americans' perceptions of the nature of governing / John R. Hibbing, Elizabeth Theiss-Morse, and Eric Whitaker.
Number Of Pages: 16
Published: 29th July 2008