Relying on the Ground Game

  title={Relying on the Ground Game},
  author={Joshua P Darr and Matthew S. Levendusky},
  journal={American Politics Research},
  pages={529 - 548}
  • Joshua P Darr, Matthew S. Levendusky
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • American Politics Research
  • Though elite-based campaign mobilization was thought to be dead just a few election cycles ago, it has come roaring back in recent years. The vast majority of this direct voter outreach is coordinated through campaign field offices. Despite the increasing importance of such activities, little is known about where campaigns choose to locate these field offices and what effect campaign offices have on election outcomes. We develop a theoretical argument about where candidates will locate these… CONTINUE READING
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