This Splendid Game fills a significant void in Maine's political historiography. Whether you pick up This Splendid Game to plan your run for Congress or just for the intrigue, you will come to believe Potholm's declaration on the first page, 'Politics in Maine is the way politics should be.
Christian P. Potholm is Professor of Government at Bowdoin College. Muskie vs.
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Du kanske gillar. Maine Christian P Potholm Inbunden. Permanent Record Edward Snowden Inbunden. Spara som favorit. Skickas inom vardagar. Laddas ned direkt. Skickas inom vardagar specialorder. House, and gubernatorial elections, then delves deeper into one campaign. He examines how Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman elected to the Senate, in He looks into which factors enabled the 'Muskie revolution,' beginning when Maine's long-in-power Republican party lost the governorship to the Democrat Ed Muskie in , and cresting in the Democrat Ken Curtis's hard-fought gubernatorial re-election victory in He explores how the Republican counter-revolution took hold when Bill Cohen was elected to Congress in , after having won many voters by walking about miles across the state; and why in and Mainers chose Independent governors, respectively James Longley, Sr.
And he examines how the Maine Yankee nuclear power plant survived the referendum on its possible shut-down.
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Throughout the book, Potholm focuses especially on the dynamics of candidates' and groups' use of polling and the media. This Splendid Game yields valuable insights into politics in Maine and the art of the political campaign. Lexington Books. Christian P.
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Potholm is Professor of Government at Bowdoin College. Muskie vs. Burton M.
Cross Chapter 4 The s: Kenneth M. Curtis vs. James S.