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Unformatted text preview: -When candidates start to run in 2011, none will know the most important issues of 2012 Congressional Elections-Incumbent Advantage-Suited to district (best suited candidate to his district)-Best Candidate-Well known-More $-More important in House than Senate or Governorship-Congressional elections are less noticed by both the media and the public Midterm Elections-Tend to favor the party out of power.-Are more likely to be decided by local issues.-Turnout is lower especially among sporadic or occasional voters.-Are not good predictors of the next general election....
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- $1.5 billion, governorship, Powerful Mobilizing Force, outer view point