Three Trends Over Eight Presidential Elections, 1980–2008: Toward the Emergence of a Democratic Majority Realignment?
Demetrios James Caraley analyzes three key trends over the last eight presidential elections: the ending of party dealignment but without the emergence of a new majority party coalition, the geographic realignments making the South solid Republican and the Northeast and Pacific coast solid Democratic, and the volatility that has taken place among various politically relevant social and demographic groups. He also discusses whether the election of Barack Obama as president with the simultaneous election of solid Democratic majorities in the House and Senate signal a coming of a new majority Democratic realignment.
Lame-Duck Presidents and Supreme Court Appointees, Demetrios James Caraley
Complications of American Democracy: Elections Are Not Enough, Demetrios James Caraley
Ending Welfare As We Know It: A Reform Still in Progress, Demetrios James Caraley
Why Americans Deserve a Constitutional Right to Vote for Presidential Electors, Demetrios James Caraley
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