'A Place on the Ballot': Fusion Politics and Antifusion Laws

Argersinger, Peter H.
April 1980
American Historical Review;Apr80, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p287
Academic Journal
Studies the effects of antifusion laws on the political behavior and the electoral system of the U.S. in the nineteenth century. Adjustment of ballot systems in the presidential campaign; Impact of antifusion laws on voting behavior and fusion politics during the 1896 presidential elections; Detrimental effect of antifusion initiatives on the election outcomes for Democrats and third parties.


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