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The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004 by Albert J Menendez

The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004


The Geography of Presidential Elections in the United States, 1868-2004 by Albert J Menendez

This work concentrates on the longstanding and significant factors of regionalism and sectionalism in the voting for the U.S. chief executive. Even after the Civil War restored the nation's wholeness, the first postwar election showed the persistence of regional voting patterns. These patterns became even more pronounced in succeeding elections. For the 35 presidential elections from 1868 through 2004, a narrative describes how the regions, states, and, in some instances, counties responded to the issues and personalities. Coverage for each election includes an electoral vote table, a national vote map, and a table indicating where the parties received their highest level of support. Part II of the book is a series of charts showing which party carried each United States county in each election during this period.


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About the Author

Albert J. Menendez, an independent scholar and author of numerous books, has worked as a news consultant with major networks during presidential elections. He is research director for Americans for Religious Liberty and editor of the quarterly journal, Voice of Reason.

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Publication date

28th January 2009


Albert J Menendez

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McFarland & Co Inc




Elections & referenda
History of the Americas



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