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Author Whitby, Kenny J., 1953-

Title Strategic decision-making in presidential nominations : when and why party elites decide to support a candidate / Kenny J. Whitby.

Publication Info. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014]
2014

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Description 1 online resource (220 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: party elite survival in presidential nominations -- Historical context of superdelegates -- Superdelegates in the presidential nomination process -- The invisible primary -- The primary season -- The politics of attrition -- Conclusions and implications.
Summary "Evaluates the how democratic presidential nominations are, using the historic race between Senators Obama and Clinton as a test case"--Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Nomination.
Presidents -- United States -- Nomination -- History -- 21st century.
Primaries -- United States.
Primaries -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Political science -- United States -- Decision making.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Whitby, Kenny J. Strategic decision-making in presidential nominations : when and why party elites decide to support a candidate. Albany : State University of New York Press, [2014] 9781438449197 (DLC)10833871
ISBN 9781438449197 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781438449210 (e-book)

 
    
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