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By David R. Mayhew

ISBN-10: 069107707X

ISBN-13: 9780691077079

This paintings at the constitution of yankee events combines the breadth that has been attribute of voter analyses and the richness present in case reports of neighborhood get together organizations.

Originally released in 1986.

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33; Frank Lynn, "A Race with Few Rooters: Democratic District Lead­ ers," New York Times, August 22,1977, p. 29. 35 A 1977 report: "A clear signal of the decline of the Democratic organization in New York City is that district leaders will be elected in next month's primary in Manhattan but that very few voters and even politicians say they care. "36 The decline of party organizations has paved the way for increasingly prominent candidate organizations—in recent judgeship primaries, for example, and in an expensive 1977 primary for borough president in which Andrew J.

September 18,1976, p. 2533; and September 25,1976, p. 2608. 11 Calabresi, "Rhode Island Politics," pp. 10-11; Perrotta, "Machine Influence," pp. 484-485; Neal R. Peirce, The New England States: People, Politics, and Power in the Six New England States (New York: Norton, 1976), pp. 174-176. Democratic organization control of nominations for the state legislature fell off in Providence in the early 1970s. See Victor L. Profughi, "Rhode Island: The Party Is Sick But It Isn't Dead—Yet," in Jo­ sephine F.

50 A 1972 report noted that three-quarters of the county's some 1,800 Republican committeemen held ap­ pointive jobs on the public payroll.

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