When a political party gets walloped in an election, it clings on in the areas of its bedrock support. That happened in both the 1956 and 1964 US Presidential elections. … Read the full post »
Read my posts featuring American political scientist Professor Larry Sabato. He is co-author of the political classic The Party’s Just Begun.
Is Sasha Issenberg’s book a route to campaign success or a pointer towards a cul-de-sac? … Read the full post »
So far, there has been a weird paradox at the heart of the coverage about the Obama 2012 campaign machine. … Read the full post »
Welcome to a new occasional series covering what academics have to say about politics, elections and public opinion. … Read the full post »
What does the selection of Joe Biden to be Barack Obama’s US Vice-President candidate tell us about the state of Barack Obama’s campaign and where it is headed? … Read the full post »