Are Caucuses Bad for Democracy?
Costas Panagopoulos discusses the behavior, demographic characteristics, and political preferences of caucus and primary voters in the 2008 presidential nominating contests. He finds that primary voters, as compared to caucus participants, are generally more representative of the electorate overall along most dimensions, although the differences observed tend to be substantively small.
The Keys to the White House: A Surefire Guide to Predicting the Next President, 2008 Edition, Allan Lichtman Reviewed by Costas Panagopoulos
The Election After Reform: Money, Politics, and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, Michael Malbin Reviewed by Costas Panagopoulos
The Front-Loading Problem in Presidential Nominations, William G. Mayer and Andrew E. Busch Reviewed by Costas Panagopoulos
One-Car Caravan: On the Road with the 2004 Democrats before America Tunes In, Walter Shapiro Reviewed by Costas Panagopoulos
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