Share this

Blacks and the Republican Party: The 20 Percent Solution
Louis Bolce, Gerald De Maio, and Douglas Muzzio analyze the proposition that the Republican party can attain long-term majority status if it can attract 20 percent of the black vote. Their examination of 1988 presidential and congressional exit poll data of black voters reveals that such prospects are dim.

More by This Author

Dial-In Democracy: Talk Radio and the 1994 Election, Louis Bolce and Douglas Muzzio, Gerald De Maio

The 1992 Republican "Tent": No Blacks Walked In, Louis Bolce and Douglas Muzzio, Gerald De Maio

About PSQ's Editor

Demetrios James Caraley

Full Access

Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.

Editor’s spotlight

Remembering Fred I. Greenstein

Eisenhower as an Activist President: A Look at New Evidence
Fred I. Greenstein

Search the Archives

Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilson

view additional issues

New APS Book

Continuing Issues in U.S. National Security Policy   CONTINUING ISSUES IN U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY

Most read

Articles | Book reviews

Understanding the Bush Doctrine
Robert Jervis

The Study of Administration
Woodrow Wilson

Notes on Roosevelt's "Quarantine" Speech
Dorothy Borg

view all

About US

Academy of Political Science

The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.

Political Science Quarterly

With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.

Stay Connected

newsstand locator
About APS