The Manipulated Path to the White House-1996: Maximizing Advantage in the Presidential Selection Process
- Publish Date: 1998-01-28
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Robert D. Loevy
This book takes the reader through the intricate process by which the United States chooses its President. All aspects of the 1996 presidential election are coveredfrom the first primary election votes cast in New Hampshire to the fun and excitement at the two national conventions to the presidential candidate debates to President Bill Clinton's final victory over Senator Bob Dole on Election Day. Particular attention is paid to the campaign finance scandals which dominated the last three weeks of the 1996 presidential campaign. The book then offers a series of realistic and achievable reforms designed to make presidential elections less manipulative and more fair to voters.