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ERIC Number: ED010215
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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CLASS, PARTY, AND RACE IN FOUR TYPES OF ELECTIONS--THE CASE OF ATLANTA.
JENNINGS, M. KENT; ZEIGLER, HARMON
THE VOTING RESULTS OF 13 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES, PARTISAN, NONPARTISAN, AND REFERENDUMS ELECTIONS HELD BETWEEN 1954 AND 1964 IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, WERE STUDIED TO ASSESS THE EFFECTS OF PARTY AFFILIATION, CLASS COMPOSITION, AND RACE. THIS STUDY WAS A REPLICATION OF THE MAIN PORTIONS OF A DES MOINES STUDY (SEPTEMBER, 1963) AND RELATED THE RESULTS OF ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS ON--(1) THE COMPARISON OF INTERELECTION VOTING RESULTS, (2) THE STATUS POLARIZATION IN THE ELECTORATE, (3) THE CHANGING NATURE OF ETHNIC VOTING, AND (4) THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VOTING AND RULING COALITIONS IN ATLANTA. COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTIONS WERE PRESENTED OF THESE VARIOUS VOTING FACTORS IN EACH OF THE FOUR TYPES OF ELECTIONS. RESULTS INDICATED THAT THE VARIABLE OF CLASS COMPOSITION AFFECTED ELECTION RESULTS LEAST. (PM)
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Authoring Institution: Oregon Univ., Eugene.
Identifiers: GEORGIA; Georgia (Atlanta); OREGON; Oregon (Eugene)