In Two Months…

Week of September 10, 2012


On November 6, voters will head to the polls for the general election of 2012. Until then, why not see what the library has to offer on elections and the voting process? Most have been published since the 2008 presidential election.

The 2008 Elections in Florida: Change! But Only at the Top of the Ticket
By Robert E. Crew, Jr. and Slater Bayliss. UP of America, 2011
Call Number: JK4416 .C74 2011

A Behavioral Theory of Elections
By Jonathan Bender et al. Princeton University Press, 2011
Call Number: JF1001 .B414 2011

The Change Election: Money, Mobilization, and Persuasion in the 2008 Federal Elections
Edited by David B. Magleby. Temple University Press, 2011
Call Number: JK1991 .C43 2011

Clinton (DVD)
Directed by Barak Goodman. PBS, 2012
Call Number: E866. C556 2012

Defining Democracy: Voting Procedures in Decision-Making, Elections, and Governance
By Peter Emerson. Springer, 2012
Call Number: JC426 .E44 2012

The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix It
By Heather K. Gerken. Princeton University Press, 2008
Call Number: JK1976 .G47 2009

Electoral Systems and the Balance of Consumer-Producer Power
By Eric C. C. Chang et al. Cambridge University Press, 2011
Call Number: JF1001 .E475 2011

The Ethics of Voting
By Jason Brennan. Princeton University Press, 2011
Call Number: JF1001 .B742 2011 (At Jupiter)

Forced to Vote: An Evaluation of the Effects of Compulsory Voting on Citizens
By Christina Hamalian. Florida Atlantic University, Honors College, 2011
Call Number: NX00.5 .H37 2011 (At Jupiter)

Grand Illusion: The Myth of Voter Choice in a Two-Party Tyranny
By Theresa Amato. New Press, 2009
Call Number: JK2265 .A67 2009

Helping America Vote: The Limits of Election Reform
By Martha Kropf and David C. Kimball. Routledge, 2012
Call Number: JK1976 .K76 2012

Hiring and Firing Public Officials: Rethinking the Purpose of Elections
By Justin Buchler. Oxford University Press, 2011
Call Number: JK1976 .B76 2011

Keeping Down the Black Vote: Race and the Demobilization of American Voters
By Frances Fox Piven, Lorraine C. Minnite, and Margaret Groarke. W. W. Norton, 2009
Call Number: JK1924 .P68 2009

The Myth of Voter Fraud
By Lorraine C. Minnite. Cornell University Press, 2010
Call Number: JK1994 .M66 2010

The Politics of Disenfranchisement: Why Is It So Hard to Vote in America?
By Richard K. Scher. M. E. Sharpe, 2011
Call Number: JK1976 .S355 2011

The Swing Vote: The Untapped Power of Independents
By Linda Killian. St. Martin’s Press, 2012
Call Number: JK1967 .K56 2012

Swing Voters: Understanding Late-Deciders in Late-Modernity
By Philip D. Dalton. Hampton Press, 2006
Call Number: JK1967 .D35 2006

Tea Party Effects on 2010 U.S. Senate Elections: Stuck in the Middle to Lose
Edited by William J. Miller and Jeremy D. Walling. Lexington Books, 2012
Call Number: JK2391 .T43 T42 2012

The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South
By Charles S. Bullock III and Ronald Keith Gaddie. University of Oklahoma Press, 2009
Call Number: JK1924 .B85 2009

When the Letter Betrays the Spirit: Voting Rights Enforcement and African American Participation from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama
By Tyson D. King-Meadows. Lexington Books, 2011
Call Number: KF4893 .K56 2011