An Analysis of the American Elections

An Analysis of the American Elections

  • 9 November 1996

The lecture covered the following areas:
First, a closer analytical look at the various elections that
were held in the United States on November 5, 1996.
This included not only the outcome of the predominant
presidential campaign between incumbent Bill Clinton
and his republican challenger Robert Dole, but also the
Congressional elections in the House and Senate and
various gubernatorial contests.
Second, themes that played a significant role for
the election outcome, namely, the state of the American
economy; American attitudes toward the government’s
role in social issues; and the different personalities
involved.
Third, the future impact of the elections specifically
in terms of world trade, nuclear issues, Russia, the
Pacific Rim and the Middle East.

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Saturday 9 November 1996

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Saturday 9 November 1996

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