American Political Parties and Elections: A Very Short Introduction
L. Sandy Maisel
Table of Contents
1 The context of American elections and political parties
2 A brief history of American political parties
3 Party organizations: What do they look like? What do they do?
4 Who are Republicans? Who are Democrats? Who are the "others"?
5 Presidential elections: Nominating campaigns and general elections
6 Subnational nominations and elections
7 Far from the perfect democracy