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Recall elections for state legislators, funded by outside interests, are likely to become more common

Melcher, Jim (2013) Recall elections for state legislators, funded by outside interests, are likely to become more common. LSE American Politics and Policy (11 Dec 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Since September, three Democratic State Senators in Colorado have lost their seats due to recall elections, or the threat of one, over their votes in favor of gun control legislation, due to a concerted campaign from outside interests. Jim Melcher looks at the increasing popularity of recall elections for ideological reasons, rather than for corruption or incompetence. He argues that such recalls, at least at the state legislature level, are here to stay, and that outside money and interests are also likely to play a more and more important role.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 11:38
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58417

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