Election 101 – Introduction


Dear Readers,Election season is once again upon us. From primaries through conventions and debates, and everything in between, we will all be vying for a front row seat as the the campaign winds itself through this most political season.Amid the swarm of media attention–tweets to tv shows–Princeton University Press presents something different: the Election 101 Blog. Election 101 will bring a steady supply of what we specialize in here at PUP: scholarly commentary and incisive opinion drawn from the work of our widely-acclaimed authors.

Drawing on the work of scholars in fields from history through political science, political theory, economics, and sociology, we will be featuring a brand of analytical commentary that will add substance to the spin that drives the political debates.

We look forward to your visits to Election 101.


Peter J. Dougherty, Director

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