Changing Patterns of Voting in the Northern United States: Electoral Realignment, 1952-1996

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Using a number of states as case studies, especially in New England, Changing Patterns of Voting in the Northern United States explains why large shifts in voter partisan preferences have occurred since the 1950s in that section of the country. In these Northern states, citizens of New England Yankee or Norwegian ancestry and voters with higher educational levels have abandoned historical preferences for the national Republican party to vote in increasing percentages for Democratic presidential candidates in almost every ...

Changing Patterns of Voting in the Northern United States: Electoral Realignment, 1952-1996 2005, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271026701

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