The 2012 elections in Florida : Obama wins and democrats make strides in downticket races / Robert E. Crew, Jr. and Mary Ruggiero Anderson.

Crew, Robert E., Jr. [Browse]
  • Lanham : University Press of America, Incorporated, [2016]
  • ©2016
1 online resource (134 p.)


  • Patterns and trends in Florida elections series. [More in this series]
  • Patterns and trends in Florida elections
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This book places the 2012 election in Florida in historical context and provides an explanation for the outcome of the races involved. It offers descriptions of the races for President, US Senate, US Congress and the Florida State Legislature as well as explanations for the outcomes of these races.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; I: The 2012 Presidential Election in Florida; 1 An Overview; The Florida Presidential Contest in 2012; 2 The Nomination Process; Republican Presidential Primary; The Lead-In to the Florida Primary; The Florida Presidential Primary: Romney vs. Gingrich; The Florida Presidential Primary: Rick Santorum and Ron Paul; The Outcome of the Republican Presidential Primary; Summary; 3 The Presidential General Election Process; The Strategic Context; Positioning, Targeting, and Message; How the Democrats Campaigned; How the Republicans Campaigned; Summary
  • 4 The Presidential Election ResultsEarly Voting; Voter Registration and Turnout; 5 Voting Behavior in the Presidential Election; Sex; Race and Ethnicity; Age; Summary of Key Demographic Groups; Summary; 6 Issues and Candidate Perceptions; Days Leading Up to the Election: Likely Voters in Florida; The Day of Election: CNN Exit Polling, Data, Florida Voters, and the Nation; Summary; II: The Race for the U.S. Senate; 7 The Campaign for the U.S. Senate; Background and Context; The Primary Campaign; The US Senate General Election; The Outcome of the Senate Race
  • 8 Explaining the Voter in the Senate ElectionGeneral Election Results; Summary of Key Demographic Groups; Summary; III: The Race for Congress; 9 The Campaign for Congress; Introduction; The Pattern of Outcomes in the 2012 Congressional Elections; IV: The State Legislative Campaigns; 10 The State Legislative Races; Introduction; The Parameters of the 2012 Legislative Session; Overall Results; Patterns in the Outcomes of the Florida Legislative Races; V: What's Next in Politics in Florida?; 11 Patterns, Trends, and the Future of Florida Politics; Introduction
  • Trends in the Florida Electoral SystemTrends in Voter Registration and Voter Turnout; Politically Relevant Population Trends; Trends in Campaign Finance; The Source of Campaign Funding; Work Cited; Index
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