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Few big-city mayors see running for higher office as appealing

Einstein, Katherine Levine, Glick, David M., Palmer, Maxwell and Pressel, Robert J. (2018) Few big-city mayors see running for higher office as appealing. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Apr 2018). Website.

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Former mayors are not unknown in Congress and in governors' mansions - but does running a big city act as a springboard for higher office? To answer this question, Katherine Levine Einstein, David M. Glick, Maxwell Palmer and Robert J. Pressel collected data from nearly 200 large US cities and interviewed 94 mayors. They find that mayors are not likely to seek higher office, and tend to have little interest in doing so – especially if they are women or black.

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Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2018 11:36
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:09

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