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List of Figures 3.1 Sample Party Column Ballot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 3.2 Sample Office Bloc Ballot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 4.1 Percent of Members by Party Affiliation, 1873–2009 . . 58 4.2 Reelection Rates for Incumbents, 1872–2008 . . . . . . . 59 4.3 Incumbent Reelection Rate by Party, 1872–2008 . . . . 61 4.4 Average House Incumbent Vote, 1872–2008 . . . . . . . 62 4.5 Average House Incumbent Vote by Party, 1872–2008 . . 63 4.6 Proportion of Incumbents Facing a Quality Challenger, 1872–2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 4.7 Proportion of Incumbents Winning by Challenger Type, 1872–2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 4.8 Percentage of Candidate Background Data Found, 1872– 1944 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 4.9 Congressional Districts with Split Presidential Outcomes, 1872–1944 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 4.10 Adoption of the Australian Ballot, 1888–1944 . . . . . . 75 4.11 Adoption of the Direct Primary, 1888–1944 . . . . . . . 77 4.12 Number of States Redistricting, 1870–1940 . . . . . . . . 79 5.1 Effect of the Direct Primary on Democratic Quality Emergence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 5.2 Effect of the Direct Primary on Republican Quality Emergence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 5.3 Quality Advantage and Congressional Election Outcomes , 1872–1944 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 5.4 Effect of Quality Advantage on Congressional Election Results, 1872–1944 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 x 6.1 “Collision Rate” of Incumbents and Quality Challengers, 1872–2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 6.2 The Incumbency Advantage in U.S. House Elections, 1872–1944 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 6.3 Quality Effect of Incumbency, 1872–1990 . . . . . . . . . 131 6.4 “Scare Off” Effect of Incumbency, 1872–1990 . . . . . . 132 ...

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ISBN
9780472028955
Related ISBN
9780472118649
MARC Record
OCLC
828628940
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2013-05-20
Language
English
Open Access
No
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