The Resource Democracy in the states : experiments in election reform, Bruce E. Cain, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert, editors

Democracy in the states : experiments in election reform, Bruce E. Cain, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert, editors

Label
Democracy in the states : experiments in election reform
Title
Democracy in the states
Title remainder
experiments in election reform
Statement of responsibility
Bruce E. Cain, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Offers a twenty-first-century agenda for election reform based on lessons learned in the fifty states. Examines the impact of reforms intended to increase the integrity, fairness, and responsiveness of the electoral system. Topics include the relationship between early voting and turnout, hurdles for third-party candidates, and strategies for redistricting reform"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1976
LC item number
.D46 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cain, Bruce E
  • Donovan, Todd
  • Tolbert, Caroline J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elections
  • Voting
  • Democracy
Label
Democracy in the states : experiments in election reform, Bruce E. Cain, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The promise of election reform / Caroline Tolbert, Todd Donovan, and Bruce E. Cain -- Election administration and voter confidence / Lonna Rae Atkeson and Kyle L. Saunders -- Poll workers' job satisfaction and confidence / Thad Hall, J. Quin Monson, and Kelly D. Patterson -- Vote centers and voter turnout / Eric Gonzalez Juenke and Julie Marie Shepherd -- Early voting and voter turnout / Paul Gronke, Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum, and Peter Miller -- Election day registration, competition, and voter turnout / Caroline Tolbert, Todd Donovan, Bridgett King, and Shaun Bowler -- Direct democracy, engagement, and voter turnout / Caroline Tolbert and Daniel C. Bowen -- Term limits and state legislatures / Thad Kousser -- Multimember districts and state legislatures / Christopher Cooper -- Legislative redistricting / Michael P. McDonald -- Multiple parties and ballot regulations / Barry C. Burden -- Direct democracy and election and ethics laws / Daniel A. Smith -- A goal for reform / Todd Donovan -- From the last generation of reform to the next / Bruce E. Cain
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, p. 238 p.
Isbn
9780815713364
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20080140 76
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)185691077
  • (OCoLC)185691077
Label
Democracy in the states : experiments in election reform, Bruce E. Cain, Todd Donovan, and Caroline J. Tolbert, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The promise of election reform / Caroline Tolbert, Todd Donovan, and Bruce E. Cain -- Election administration and voter confidence / Lonna Rae Atkeson and Kyle L. Saunders -- Poll workers' job satisfaction and confidence / Thad Hall, J. Quin Monson, and Kelly D. Patterson -- Vote centers and voter turnout / Eric Gonzalez Juenke and Julie Marie Shepherd -- Early voting and voter turnout / Paul Gronke, Eva Galanes-Rosenbaum, and Peter Miller -- Election day registration, competition, and voter turnout / Caroline Tolbert, Todd Donovan, Bridgett King, and Shaun Bowler -- Direct democracy, engagement, and voter turnout / Caroline Tolbert and Daniel C. Bowen -- Term limits and state legislatures / Thad Kousser -- Multimember districts and state legislatures / Christopher Cooper -- Legislative redistricting / Michael P. McDonald -- Multiple parties and ballot regulations / Barry C. Burden -- Direct democracy and election and ethics laws / Daniel A. Smith -- A goal for reform / Todd Donovan -- From the last generation of reform to the next / Bruce E. Cain
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, p. 238 p.
Isbn
9780815713364
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20080140 76
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)185691077
  • (OCoLC)185691077

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