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The electoral cycle favors the GOP in 2016

Norpoth, Helmut (2014) The electoral cycle favors the GOP in 2016. LSE American Politics and Policy (14 Apr 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Over nearly two centuries, American presidential elections have exhibited a distinct cycle. This is not the pattern associated with partisan realignments that may last 30 years or so; it is a shorter cycle that relates to party control of the White House. A cyclical model of presidential elections developed by Helmut Norpoth predicts that in 2016 it will be time for a change. After two terms of Democratic control of the White House under President Obama, the Republican Party is poised to return to the White House.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 13:34
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/58857

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