The U.S. presidential election of 2008 was once essentially the most major elections in fresh American historical past. Bringing jointly prime geographers and political scientists, this authoritative atlas analyzes and maps the campaigns, primaries, normal election, and key country referenda to supply a wealthy photo of this watershed event.
The participants provide a complete and certain overview of all features of the election, supplying presidential effects on the nationwide point, in significant areas, and in swing states. Drilling all the way down to county point, they hint balloting styles for key racial, ethnic, spiritual, and occupational teams. additionally they illustrate the crusade recommendations of Democratic and Republican occasion leaders. relocating past the nationwide race, the atlas compares very important senatorial and gubernatorial races to presidential votes and considers chosen kingdom referenda equivalent to marriage amendments, farm animal cruelty, stem mobile study, and physician-assisted suicide. for additional context and intensity, the 2008 election effects are in comparison with prior nationwide elections.
Illustrated with greater than 2 hundred meticulously drawn full-color maps, the atlas could be a vital reference and a desirable source for pundits, electorate, crusade staffs, and political junkies alike.
Contributions by: John Agnew, J. Clark Archer, William Berentsen, Stanley D. Brunn, Thomas E. Chapman, Jeffrey R. Crump, Carl T. Dahlman, David Darmofal, Lisa M. DeChano-Cook, Mark Drayse, Joshua J. Dyck, Ryan D. Enos, Daniel Ervin, John W. Frazier, Megan A. Gall, Andrew Gelman, James G. Gimpel, Alex Ginsburg, Sean P. Gorman, Mark Graham, Nathaniel HadleyDike, John Heppen, Heather Hollen, Taylor Johnson, Kimberly Karnes, Larry Knopp, Matt Landers, Stephen J. Lavin, Jonathan I. Leib, Kenneth C. Martis, John McNulty, Joshua R. Meddaugh, Melissa R. Michelson, Mark A. Moody, Toby Moore, Richard L. Morrill, J. Eric Oliver, Kathleen O'Reilly, Nick Quinton, Mark E. Reisinger, Wesley J. Reisser, Tony Robinson, Fred M. Shelley, Taylor Shelton, Jonathan Taylor, Andrew J. Turner, Tom Vanderhorst, Barney Warf, Robert Watrel, Gerald R. Webster, and Matthew Zook.