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About the Author
JAMES W. DAVIS is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Western Washington University. He is the author of The American Presidency: A New Perspective (1987), National Conventions in an Age of Party Reform (Greenwood, 1983), and Presidential Primaries: Road to the White House (Greenwood, 1980).