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The 2010 Midterm Election for the US House of Representatives


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Title: The 2010 Midterm Election for the US House of Representatives
Authors: Hibbs, Douglas A.
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: CEFOS
Organization: CEFOS
Series/Report no.: CEFOS Working Papers
Abstract: The number of House seats won by the president’s party at midterm elections is well explained by three pre-determined or exogenous variables: (1) the number of House seats won by the in-party at the previous on-year election, (2) the vote margin of the in-party’s candidate at the previous presidential election, and (3) the average growth rate of per capita real disposable personal income during the congressional term. Given the partisan division of House seats following the 2008 on-year election... more
ISSN: 1653-3895
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/26161
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