TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Argersinger, Peter H.
PUB. DATE
April 1980
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Apr80, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p287
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
5600696

Tags: UNITED States -- Politics & government -- 19th century;  PRESIDENTS -- Elections;  BALLOT

 

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