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The Political Geography of Campaign Finance

Fundraising and Contribution Patterns in Presidential Elections, 2004–2012

  • Authors
  • Joshua L. Mitchell
  • Karen Sebold
  • Andrew Dowdle
  • Scott Limbocker
  • Patrick A. Stewart

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Joshua L. Mitchell, Karen Sebold, Andrew Dowdle, Scott Limbocker, Patrick A. Stewart
    Pages 1-27
  3. Joshua L. Mitchell, Karen Sebold, Andrew Dowdle, Scott Limbocker, Patrick A. Stewart
    Pages 29-52
  4. Joshua L. Mitchell, Karen Sebold, Andrew Dowdle, Scott Limbocker, Patrick A. Stewart
    Pages 53-76
  5. Joshua L. Mitchell, Karen Sebold, Andrew Dowdle, Scott Limbocker, Patrick A. Stewart
    Pages 77-95
  6. Joshua L. Mitchell, Karen Sebold, Andrew Dowdle, Scott Limbocker, Patrick A. Stewart
    Pages 97-112
  7. Joshua L. Mitchell, Karen Sebold, Andrew Dowdle, Scott Limbocker, Patrick A. Stewart
    Pages 113-124
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 125-204

About this book

Introduction

The Political Geography of Campaign Finance examines the distribution of political campaign contributions in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 preprimary election periods. Using aggregated individual level data, the authors determine if certain areas contribute more to presidential candidates in different stages of the campaign, and if these patterns are independent of wealth and partisanship. Unlike previous research, this book examines individual counties over multiple election cycles.

Keywords

Alter campaign election elections participation presidential elections

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