Brown, Lara

Frontrunners, Dark Horses, and the Presidential Nomination Contest

By on December 10, 2014
Frontrunners, Dark Horses, and the Presidential Nomination Contest

by LARA M. BROWN

Frontrunners don’t always win, but presidential nomination contests are rarely wide-open races. Dark horses don’t emerge from the back of the pack. The 2008 winners were in second place in their respective party’s poll.

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Republican Heart and Soul: The Definitional Battle for the 2012 Presidential Nomination

By on October 21, 2014
Republican Heart and Soul: The Definitional Battle for the 2012 Presidential Nomination

by LARA BROWN, Ph.D.

“In recent history, presidential aspirants win by leading ideological factions to dominate their party, while simultaneously attracting independents to their candidacies.”

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