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Author Butler, Roger Lawrence, 1963-

Title Claiming the Mantle : How Presidential Nominations Are Won and Lost Before the Votes Are Cast / R. Lawrence Butler
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
Series Dilemmas in American politics
Dilemmas in American politics.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Dedication; 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; Index
Summary 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
Notes Butler, R. Lawrence
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Subject Presidents -- United States -- Nomination.
Primaries -- United States
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- General.
Presidents -- Nomination.
Primaries.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0429037465
0429691238
0429711247
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9780429037467
9780429691232
9780429711244
9780429731259