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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). Website.

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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.

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 13:34
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2021 23:22

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