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How playing on public concerns about crime became Republicans' electoral Trump card

Boldt, Ethan D. (2017) How playing on public concerns about crime became Republicans' electoral Trump card. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (09 Nov 2017). Website.

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Abstract

Journalists, scholars, and other observers of politics have claimed for decades that the Republican Party has focused on crime as an electoral issue. In new research, Ethan D. Boldt finds that Republican congressional candidates have, in fact, shared a special relationship with the public on the issue of crime, electorally benefiting from its significance and by the party focusing on ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 12:07
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2020 23:32
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/86130

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