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Unformatted text preview: 1980s Realignment, Reagan Revolution, and GOP Success in the South POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 Realignment in the 1980s The synchronization of conservatism Presidential success vs. congressional success How did Southern Democrats stay in power? The importance of incumbency advantage 1980s Realignment, Reagan Revolution, and GOP Success in the South POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 November 18, 2009 1980s Realignment, Reagan Revolution, and GOP Success in the South POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 Realignment in the 1980s The synchronization of conservatism Presidential success vs. congressional success How did Southern Democrats stay in power? The importance of incumbency advantage Outline 1 Realignment in the 1980s The synchronization of conservatism Presidential success vs. congressional success 2 How did Southern Democrats stay in power? The importance of incumbency advantage 1980s Realignment, Reagan Revolution, and GOP Success in the South POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 Realignment in the 1980s The synchronization of conservatism Presidential success vs. congressional success How did Southern Democrats stay in power? The importance of incumbency advantage Three Main Causes of the Southern Transformation 1 Realignments and critical elections (1932, 1964, 1980) 2 Redistricting and new representation 3 Ideological changes and shifts in congressional voting patterns 1980s Realignment, Reagan Revolution, and GOP Success in the South POLI 363: Southern Politics Fall 2009 Realignment in the 1980s The synchronization of conservatism Presidential success vs. congressional success How did Southern Democrats stay in power? The importance of incumbency advantage The Southern Realignment Republican presidential victories in 1980, 1984, and 1988: Redefined modern conservatism Salient conservative issues under one political party 1 Racial conservatives moved in large numbers to the Republican party Republicans accused of using racial code to gain...
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poli363,week11,part2 - 1980s Realignment, Reagan...

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