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By Elaine C. Kamarck

The 2016 presidential primaries are at the horizon and this re-creation of Elaine Kamarck’s Primary Politics could be there to aid make experience of them. up-to-date to incorporate the 2012 election, it's going to once more be the consultant to realizing the trendy nominating approach and a few of its arcana, together with the “robot rule.”

In Primary Politics, political insider Elaine Kamarck explains how the presidential nomination approach turned the usually baffling procedure we've at the present time. Her concentration is the principally untold tale of ways presidential applicants because the early Seventies have sought to change the foundations of their prefer and the way their disasters and successes have resulted in much more switch. She describes how applicants have sought to govern the sequencing of primaries to their virtue and the way Iowa and New Hampshire got here to dominate the approach. She analyzes the principles which are used to translate votes into delegates, paying unique awareness to the Democrats' twenty-year struggle over proportional representation.

Drawing on meticulous examine, interviews with key figures in either events, and years of expertise, this booklet explores the most very important questions in American politics -- how we slim the checklist of presidential applicants each 4 years.

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