The American Direct Primary: Party Institutionalization and Transformation in the North

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Abrams, Richard M., 18, 132
Alternative Vote system: to eliminate nonmajority candidates, 231
Altschuler, Glenn C., 10
antipartism and antiparty reformers, 6–12, 14, 111, 160; and ballot reform, 23, 24, 27, 40, 43–5, 55; as shaping debate on direct primary, 199, 209–10, 213, 215, 223, 256. See also Progressive reformers
Argersinger, Peter H., 48
Arkansas: and early use of direct elections, 99
Australian Ballot. See ballot
Baldwin, Simeon, 187, 192–3
ballot and ballot reform: Australian, 22, 25, 256; variations of Australian, 41–3; shoestring, 43, 44, 211; pure office block, 41, 43, 45, 48–51, 52, 53; blanket, 46; pure party column, 52, 54; compared to nomination reform, 55–6
Barry, Brian, 144
Bartels, Larry M., 169–70
Bass, Herbert J., 37
Berry, William H., 140
Binney, Charles C., 79
Black, Frank: as example of partisan support for reform, 38
Blaine, James G., 177, 186
Borah, William: as example of candidate-centered politics, 234
Branson, Walter J., 73, 104, 205
Britain: and patterns of party strength, 166. See also parties: American compared with European
Brock, William R., 88, 89
Brooks, F. M., 67, 107, 112, 208
Bryan, William Jennings: impact on Democratic party, 176, 177
Buenker, John D., 68
Burnham, Walter Dean, 163, 168
business and monopolies: political power of, 200, 201, 213
Butler, Edward, 146
California, 231, 235–7
Cameron, Simon, 173
candidate-centered politics, 8, 262; in South, 232; in West, 232–5; in California, 235–7; in East, 237–8, 239; limits on, 242–3; in 1960s, 244–6
candidates: quality of under direct primary, 106, 109, 116, 206, 209, 220, 238; nonmajority under direct primary, 230–1
caucus and convention system, 153, 183, 255; defined, 57–9; discussion versus election at, 60; variations on, 60–3; as synonymous with elections, 101, 102, 197
Ceaser, James, 251
city-manager system, 235, 237
civil service reform, 24, 72–3; and decline in party power, 241–2. See also corruption, fraud, and scandal
Cleveland, Grover, 38

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