Atlas of the 2012 Elections by J. Clark Archer,Fiona Davidson,Erin H. Fouberg,Kenneth C. PDF

By J. Clark Archer,Fiona Davidson,Erin H. Fouberg,Kenneth C. Martis,Richard L. Morrill,Fred M. Shelley,Robert H. Watrel,Gerald R. Webster

ISBN-10: 1442225831

ISBN-13: 9781442225831

The presidential election of 2012 was once hotly contested, with polls exhibiting President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney neck-and-neck at a number of issues through the crusade. finally, Democrat Obama received reelection through approximately 4 percent issues on the nationwide point; he gained 26 states and the District of Columbia to Republican Romney’s 24 states. Obama’s victory proven that the election of the 1st African American president in 2008 was once now not a fluke, suggesting that racial attitudes within the usa have certainly matured within the fresh prior. Bringing jointly major political geographers and political scientists, this authoritative atlas analyzes and maps the campaigns, primaries, basic election, and key kingdom referenda within the 2012 elections.

The participants supply a entire and unique evaluation of a big selection of election matters and effects together with presidential primaries; newspaper endorsements and crusade stops; the result of the presidential election on the local and nationwide degrees; and key vote casting styles via race and ethnicity, faith, occupational teams, age, and poverty. relocating past the nationwide race, the atlas examines very important senatorial and gubernatorial races and considers chosen nation referenda together with the marijuana votes in Colorado and Washington and same-sex marriage referenda in Maryland, Washington, Colorado, and Minnesota. The vote casting styles pointed out in 2012 elections also are in comparison to previous contests to supply political and geographic context over time.

Illustrated with approximately 2 hundred meticulously drawn full-color maps, the atlas might be a vital reference and a desirable source for pundits, citizens, crusade staffs, and political junkies alike.

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