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Index accountability, 5, 22, 38, 51, 119, 145–46 advertising, 29, 46, 120 agency loss, 23, 35, 38, 109, 144 agrarian activists, 36 amateurs, 46, 85, 101, 123, 146, 150 See also non-quality challenger ambitious politicians, 33, 42, 51, 92, 95 archival research, 10, 65 Australian ballot, 4, 6, 7, 9–10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 27, 43–44, 50, 149, 152 adoption of, 22–25, 54, 65 candidate emergence, 38–42, 86, 114–15 effects of, 26, 31, 35–38, 67, 80, 142–45, 147 election outcomes, 106–110 incumbency advantage, 131–32 party unity, 110–13, 154 reform, 74–76 ballot access, 33, 35, 124, 145 ballot reform, 26, 35–38, 43, 49, 74, 76, 80, 106, 110, 114, 133, 150 Blaine, James, 36 bolters, 21–22, 36 Bryan, William Jennings, 31 Bush, George W., 140 candidate-centered elections, 3, 7, 9, 26–27, 34–35, 41, 44, 48, 51, 54, 74, 84, 99, 104, 110, 120, 122–25, 137, 142–43 candidate entry, 7, 33–35, 44, 65, 80, 84, 93, 96, 124, 144 candidate quality, 2–4, 9, 11, 25, 31, 41–42, 64–65, 69, 85–86, 96–97, 99–104, 106–10, 114, 125, 129, 131–34, 136–38, 142, 144, 150, 152 See also quality challenger Cannon, Joseph, 52–53 Capitol Hill, 3 careerism, 10, 15–16, 49, 95, 109, 144, 150 cartel, 9, 33, 35, 44, 95, 124, 143–44, 147 census, 76–78 Civil War, 1, 82, 149 closed primary, 76–77, 111–12, 133 coattail effect, 25, 42, 109, 116, 144 Compensation Act of 1816, 50 competition, 5, 7–13, 16, 18, 20–21, 25–26, 27–31, 33–35, 42, 44, 49, 54, 56, 79, 80, 84–86, 93, 95, 99, 110–15, 118–19, 134, 136, 138, 140, 142–45, 147–48, 149, 152–55 Confederate States, 1, 111 167 168 Index congressional approval, 7, 118 congressional campaign committees, 30, 52, 149 congressional candidates, 2–3, 27, 32, 35, 48, 53, 57, 84, 86, 99, 104, 106, 113, 136, 143 congressional committees, 41, 49, 145, 150 congressional district, 2, 10, 15, 17–18, 28, 33, 71–72, 76, 78, 80, 87, 100, 111, 121, 136, 152 congressional election of 1874, 1–4, 17, 141 of 1922, 116–17, 151 of 1934, 82 of 1938, 83–84 of 1974, 1–4 of 2010, 139–40 congressional staff, 125 constituency, 28, 52, 120, 153 constituency service, 41, 146 constituents, 6, 22, 25, 28, 42, 49, 109–10, 118–19, 144, 146–47 Constitution, 6–7, 76 coordination problems, 21–22, 122 corruption, 9, 11–12, 14, 18–20, 36, 147–48 cost of campaigning, 13, 32, 46, 118, 120 court-packing plan, 83 Cox, James M., 116 Crawford County Plan, 76, 92 data collection, 10, 56, 69 Delay, Tom, 77 democracy, 6, 9, 18–20, 119 Democratic Party, 72, 82–83, 140–41 challenger, 3, 65, 116 incumbents, 3–4, 60, 63, 66, 84, 95, 117, 126, 139–40, 152 Democratic Quality Advantage, 101–4, 108, 125–28, 153 democratic responsiveness, 7 Democrats, 1–4, 10, 29, 31, 47, 57–63, 65–67, 70, 72, 82–84, 87–88, 90, 93–105, 107–8, 112, 116, 121, 125–28, 134–36, 139–41, 154, 156 direct primary, 6–7, 10, 12, 26, 80, 149–50, 152 adoption of, 14–15, 20, 23, 25–26, 67, 74, 76–77 candidate behavior, 43–44, 47, 49, 52, 142 candidate emergence, 92–97, 114–15, 131, 147 effects of, 86, 89 incumbency advantage, 132–33, 138 parties, 27, 31, 35, 123, 143 party unity, 110, 111, 154 distributive benefits, 30 door-to-door canvassing, 32 economic conditions, 2, 11, 28, 48, 58, 83, 88–91, 153 electoral connection, 49–51, 147, 150 electoral reforms, 9, 56, 80, 86, 145–46 emergence, 2–3, 13–14, 27, 32, 35, 41–42, 44–45, 47, 52, 55–57, 74, 82–117, 122, 131–33, 138, 155 experienced candidates, 2–3, 5, 10, 12, 18, 26, 28–29, 31, 35, 44–48, 51–52, 56, 64–65, 67–71, 77, 80, 84–85, 87, 95–97, 99, 104, 111, 113–14, 116, 118, 123, 125, 129, 133, 136, 139–44, 146–47, 150–51, 154 Federal Reserve, 90, 92 Ford, Gerald R., 2–3 franked mail, 125 fraud, 9, 11, 14, 18–20, 36–37, 41, Index 169 147, 150 fund-raising, 13, 120, 122, 147 generational replacement, 46 gerrymandering, 29, 62, 78–79 get...

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9780472028955
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9780472118649
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828628940
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192
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2013-05-20
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English
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