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- Wallace: What Else Could He Do? // Time;3/29/1976, Vol. 107 Issue 13, p16
The article reports on the issues concerning the reelection campaign of George Corley Wallace as governor of Alabama. It mentions that the reelection for governor was succeeded by Wallace which expires in 1979 wherein he serves the public office for 26 years including the two years served by his...
- Reevaluating Spending in Gubernatorial Races: Job Approval as a Baseline for Spending Effects. Bardwell, Kedron // Political Research Quarterly;Mar2005, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p97
Research on campaign spending has tried to resolve the issue of differential effects for incumbent and challenger spending. This analysis offers two new perspectives to the spending effects literature: (1) It extends the scope of this research to include gubernatorial elections, and (2) it uses...
- Biz donors abstain in GOP primary. Hinz, Greg // Crain's Chicago Business;2/13/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p2
The article presents information on contributions from companies and executives to GOP candidates for Illinois governor election. According to the latest financial reports, suburban dairy and investment firm operator Jim Oberweis got more than 90% of his $1.1 million in cash and in-kind...
- Questions that Matter for Democracy. Reed, Ingrid // njbiz;10/31/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p12
Provides information on several questions concerning the gubernatorial election in New Jersey in 2005. Participation of youth voters in the election; Possible increase in the number of women in the state Assembly; Utilization of absentee ballot option by voters.
- Partisan Divide Getting Wider. Hickey, Jennifer G. // Insight on the News;11/10/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p14
Discusses the issue of partisanship among U.S. politicians. Details on the campaign tactics against California gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day of the recall elections in 2003; Investigations of the nature of partisan politics; Factors that influence partisanship.
- "And on slight occasion will draw knife or pistol". Fandino, Anthony // U.S. Stamp News;Apr2014, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p20
The article traces the early years of California and presents a letter dated July 17, 1857 with California cover. It mentions the political career of John B. Weller, the fifth Governor of California from 1858-1860 and the role of Williard's Hotel in history. According to the author, California...
- 'Grande Dame' of Wyo politics, Thyra Thomson, dies. CLARK, M. J. // Wyoming Business Report;2013 Wyoming Business Report, p10
The article features the political accomplishments of Thyra Thomson, regarded as the Grande Dame of Wyoming politics. It notes that Thomson was elected to six consecutive terms as Wyoming secretary of state and served in the office for 24 years. It adds that she wrote several articles regarding...
- Healthy Skepticism Has No Relation to Cynical Inside Dope. // Saturday Evening Post;10/20/1956, Vol. 229 Issue 16, p10
Comments on skepticism against public officials in the U.S. Impact of healthy skepticism on character of U.S. people; Basis of skepticism on various assumptions such as every politician is a plunderer; Involvement of skeptics in political matters to test the integrity of public officials.
- Shirking and sorting in a political market with finite-lived politicians. Lott Jr., John R.; Reed, W. Robert // Public Choice;Apr1989, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p75
This paper analyzes principal-agent slack in the context of a political market composed of voters, challengers, and incumbents. The introduction of a last period (via finite-livedness) in combination with voters' imperfect information about politicians' preferences causes time-varying shirking...