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Why Veterans Run: Military Service in American Presidential Elections, 1789-2016

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The assumptions that military service helps candidates attract votes—while lacking it harms a candidate’s chances—has been an article of faith since the electoral coronation of George Washington in 1789. Perhaps the most compelling fact driving the perception that military service helps win votes is the large number of veterans who have held public office. Some candidates ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 11th 2018 by Temple University Press
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