I will never be a blinkered cheerleader of anyone (ask my kids), and while I got his electability
half wrong I would be doing him and the country a disservice by donning the white robes of worship and ignoring my concerns.
Apparently, as these data would suggest, Republicans have been focused more on these candidates' positions on the issues than on their electability
To date, however, there has not been a direct measure of electability
If, on the other hand, they're seeking the electability
party's nomination, they have to overcome its prejudice in favor of familiar names--like Jeb Bush's.
Regardless of claims of electability
, the rule of thumb for you as a voter--especially in the primaries--should always be to vote for the candidate who best represents your beliefs and philosophy.
is defined as a characteristic of the individual that allows him/her to appeal to a wide base of voters when the political skill and market skill of the individual is not public knowledge, where e=1(e=0) denotes an individual with high (low) electability
Part 1 traces how black politics and black political scientists came of age: some chapter topics include liberalism and black political thought, white and black perceptions of the electability
of black political candidates, and pioneering books on black politics, 1903-1965.
Dr Leigh, who is now a Labor MP said that he found it similar when he looked at the effect of politicians' appearance on their electability
But I do believe that, in shucking off moderation and indeed most of its history, the GOP has damaged its long-term electability
Garoyian said the names proposed were of people the minority parties feel have "prestige, credibility, electability
, who are knowledgeable, experienced and can gather the broader social powers".
If John Kennedy's 1960 election broke the barrier that held back Catholics from becoming president, then might the nomination and potential election of a Mormon in 2012 be a harbinger for the electability
one day--in 100 years, maybe--of a Jewish president?
Romney outspent Santorum, but of course, he has also outraised him, and so actually that just becomes one more part of the electability