By William H. Flanigan,Nancy H. Zingale,Elizabeth A. Theiss-Morse,Michael W. Wagner

The 2012 elections came about in a time of excessive occasion polarization and a vulnerable financial system, but the incumbent president received reelection. How did Obama pull off his victory? New authors Elizabeth Theiss-Morse and Michael Wagner proceed the culture of Flanigan and Zingale by utilizing American nationwide Election learn facts to supply a radical research of the 2012 elections and of yank political habit extra normally. The authors discover get-out-the-vote efforts and the explanations humans voted the way in which they did, in addition to the character and impression of partisanship, concerns, and information media insurance in 2012—all with a watch towards figuring out the traits that led as much as the election.

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