Partisan divisions and voting decisions: U.S. senators, governors, and the rise of a divided
- What's bothering white voters. // Wilson Quarterly;Spring94, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p121
Comments on the article `Issue Evolution Reconsidered: Racial Attitudes and Partisanship in the U.S. Electorate,' by Alan I. Abramowitz on the impacts of partisanship on the attitudes of `white' voters in the United States elections during the 1980s.
- Red States, Blue States. Clewett, Laurie // State News (Council of State Governments);Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p18
Presents the outlook of international pollster John Zogby for the 2004 elections in the U.S. Views of Zogby on the 2004 election; Increase in the level of partisanship in the country; Factors that could form the basis for a bipartisan national unity agenda.
- The Case for Keeping Score. GERKEN, HEATHER K. // American Prospect;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, pA6
The author shares her assessment of the U.S. election system as of January 2009. She asserts that the U.S. election of 2000 exemplified how badly the election system is being run when it took several weeks after the election before Americans knew the identity of their president. According to the...
- CRITICAL MASS. Leaming, Jeremy // Church & State;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p10
Focuses on the issue of politicking in the Catholic hierarchy in the U.S. Impact of Catholic leaders on the outcome of the November elections; Role of church in the election; Prohibition against church electioneering.
- PRESIDENTIAL APPROVAL, PARTISANSHIP AND THE ECONOMY: EVIDENCE FROM THE 1984 CONTINUOUS MONITORING SURVEY IN THE US. Clarke, Harold; Whiteley, Paul // International Journal of Public Opinion Research;Autumn90, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p203
This paper examines several key debates in the literature on the effects of economic performance on political support, using the Continuous Monitoring Survey of the 1984 CPS American national election study. Box-Jenkins time-series analyses show that the electorate operates in terms of a...
- A NEW SCALE OF PARTISANSHIP. Weisberg, Herbert F. // Political Behavior;1983, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p363
The 1980 and 1982 American national election studies include a new series of questions about individual partisanship. It is possible to create a 5-point scale of party support/closeness from these questions. The new measure performs reasonably as regards its relationship to other measures of...
- A House Divided. Faucheux, Ron // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Aug2004, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p9
Comments on the partisan split in the U.S. Congress. Observations on the partisan divide in the Congress; Distribution of seats in the Congress; Identification of seats open for House races; Mathematical perspective on how Democrats can capture the House.
- Politics in a Poor Economy. Legreid, Brad // Dairy Foods;Oct2010, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p106
In this article, the author discusses the impact of partisanship and poor economy in the U.S. on the decision of incumbent politicians to run for the 2011 election. He mentions several dynamics in the U.S. including the surge of political partisanship, poor economy, and vote buying which made...
- The Election Is Over, But Gridlock Reigns. Marshall, Troy // Beef Expert Blog;11/15/2012, p1
The article indicates that many observers thought that partisan squabbling among U.S. political leaders might recede after the November 2012 election. It observes that gridlock remains over the proposed farm bill and the avoidance of fiscal cliff. The article also comments that the big issues...