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The power of the vote : electing presidents, overthrowing dictators, and promoting democracy around the world /

Douglas E. Schoen.

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Main Author: Schoen, Douglas E.
Published: New York : William Morrow, c2007.
Edition: 1st ed.
Topics: Campaign management - United States. | Political consultants - United States - Biography. | Presidents - United States - Election. | Political campaigns - United States - History. | Democratic Party (U.S.) | Schoen, Douglas E., 1953-
Regions: United States - Foreign relations - 20th century. | United States - Foreign relations - 21st century. | United States - Politics and government - 20th century. | United States - Politics and government - 21st century.
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Part one: birth of a pollster -- Canvassing, the Klan, and the plot to take over New York City -- Harvard, Ivy League radical chic, and the crisis of the Democratic Party -- The invention of overnight polling, Ed Koch, and politics in the Big Easy -- Part two: going global -- Polling in the promised land -- Public opinion research and the fall of Slobodan Milos̆ević -- Broadband politics, ugly Americans, and politics in the shadow of the world's most dangerous state -- Part three: the big time -- New Democrats, inoculation, Bill Clinton, and Ma Bell -- The stealth campaign and the resurrection of the Clinton presidency -- Jon Corzine, competitive liberalism, and the importance of messaging -- September 11, Mike Bloomberg, and the rise of the outsider -- Part four: an uncertain future -- The power and possibilities of exit polls -- Pitfalls on the path to 2008.

Table of Contents for: The power of the vote : electing preside