National Party Conventions, 1831-2004

National Party Conventions, 1831-2004

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The history of national party conventions is revealed here in the form of summaries of every convention from 1831 to 2000, with lists of the platforms, delegate selection, convention ballots for nominees, significant votes on rules and delegate disputes, developments in preconvention nominating procedure from 1789-1828, and discussion of the decisive role of presidential primaries in the modern era. Appendices focus on the political parties, with short biographies of major presidential and vice-presidential candidates from 1789-2000. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Washington, DC : CQ Press, c2005
ISBN: 9781568029825
1568029829
Branch Call Number: 324.56 N21373 2005
Characteristics: viii, 325 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Congressional Quarterly, inc

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