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Title Buckeye battleground : Ohio, campaigns, and elections in the twenty first century / Daniel J. Coffey [and others]
Published Akron, Ohio : University of Akron Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 210 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Series on Ohio politics
Series on Ohio politics.
Contents Buckeye battleground -- Region and the vote : the five Ohios -- The political impact of demography -- Attitudes and political choice -- Campaigns and voting in the battleground -- Understanding voting in Ohio and a look to the future of the Buckeye battleground
Summary Buckeye Battleground is the result of a decade's worth of research at the Bliss Institute on elections in Ohio, with special emphasis on the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns, and the 2006 gubernatorial campaign. This book seeks to explain why Ohio is, and has been, at the center of American elections. Using historical analysis, demographic data, and public opinion surveys, the authors demonstrate Ohio's role as the quintessential battleground state in American elections. This title is unique in its approach and coverage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Elections -- Ohio.
Political campaigns -- Ohio.
Voting -- Ohio.
Ohio -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Form Electronic book
Author Coffey, Daniel J., 1975-
ISBN 1935603981
193737808X (electronic bk.)
1937378098 (electronic bk.)
9781937378080 (electronic bk.)
9781937378097 (electronic bk.)