Why has the Democratic Party persisted in winning southern congressional elections in recent decades, while Republicans have dominated in presidential elections? Drawing upon extensive eyewitness accounts, news reports, and his own direct observations, James Glaser reveals that issues of group conflict and race continue to have an enormous impact on southern politics, though not always in expected ways.Parts of the South are not represented in this sample. There are no elections from Atlanta, New Orleans, Miami, Houston, or Dallas-Ft. Worth, or from their suburbs. These cities are so overwhelmingly Democratic, however, and their suburbs soanbsp;...
|Title||:||Race, Campaign Politics, and the Realignment in the South|
|Author||:||James M. Glaser|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1998-09-01|