David Bositis

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Name: David Bositis
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Analysis: Race to play pivotal role in La. Senate fight

Mary Landrieu lessWASHINGTON – Louisiana’s Senate race likely will come down to black and white, much as it did in Mississippi earlier this year.“It always does in Louisiana,” said Albert Samuels, a political scientist at Southern University in Baton ... [Published Clarion-Ledger - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 4 reports

Blacks on ballots make history

WASHINGTON – More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record that some observers say is a byproduct of Barack Obama’s historic presidency.At least 83 black Republicans ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Could the South save the Democrats?

Will the South save the Democratic Party?That’s a question that’s so tinged with irony it’s almost hard to write it without smirking. Because over the last 50 years, but most acutely over the last 10, the South has turned decisively into Republican t ... [Published Miami Herald - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Obama plunges into midterm campaign

WASHINGTON: Less than three weeks before key mid-term elections, US President Barack Obama on Wednesday finally hit the campaign trail, an event signalling a delicate balancing act for his Democratic party.Until now, Obama — whose popularity has been ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Black Candidates Running for Congress Hits Record High

According to an analysis by David Bositis, an expert on African American politics, a historic number of black politicians are running for federal office this year. Currently, there are 82 black candidates in the two major parties running for Congress, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Black candidates poised to make history

A record number of African-American candidates are running for congressional seats in 2014.Eighty-two black nominees are campaigning this year for office in both political parties ,  USA Today  reported on Thursday, according to analysis by  David Bositis, ... [Published MSNBC - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 4 reports

Black candidates for Congress hit record high in 2014

WASHINGTON—A record number of African Americans are running for federal office this year, but their advances in elected office have been met by increased racial polarization in politics, particularly in the Deep South.According to an analysis by David ... [Published USA Today - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Whitening Of Southern Politics

by Dish Staff Jazon Zengerle’s TNR cover-story examines the state of racial politics in the South: Because of increasingly racially polarized voting patterns in the South, party has become a stand-in for race. As University of California at Irvine ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 11 2014]

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Analysis: Race to play pivotal role in La. Sena... [Published Clarion-Ledger - Oct 18 2014]
Blacks on ballots make history [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 16 2014]
Could the South save the Democrats? [Published Miami Herald - Oct 16 2014]
Obama plunges into midterm campaign [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 15 2014]
Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office [Published Swampland - Oct 15 2014]
Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office [Published TIME.com - Oct 15 2014]
Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 15 2014]
Black Candidates Running for Congress Hits Reco... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 10 2014]
Black candidates poised to make history [Published MSNBC - Oct 02 2014]
Black candidates for Congress hit record high i... [Published USA Today - Oct 01 2014]
The Fix: This is a record year for black candid... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 01 2014]
This is a record year for black candidates. But... [Published Washington Post - Oct 01 2014]
This is a record year for black candidates. But... [Published The Fix - Oct 01 2014]
The Whitening Of Southern Politics [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 11 2014]
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Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office [Published Swampland - Oct 15 2014]
(WASHINGTON) — More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record that some observers say is a byproduct of President Barack Obama’s historic presidency. At least 83 black ...
Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office [Published TIME.com - Oct 15 2014]
(WASHINGTON) — More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record that some observers say is a byproduct of President Barack Obama’s historic presidency. At least 83 black ...
Record Number of Black Candidates Seeking Office [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 15 2014]
(WASHINGTON) — More than 100 black candidates will be on the ballot in statewide and congressional races next month, a post-Reconstruction record that some observers say is a byproduct of President Barack Obama’s historic presidency. At least 83 black ...
This is a record year for black candidates. But... [Published The Fix - Oct 01 2014]
There is good news and bad news about the state of black politicians and black politics this election year, according to David Bositis, who has been studying this stuff for decades. The good news first: There are a record number of African Americans who ...
The Whitening Of Southern Politics [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 11 2014]
by Dish Staff Jazon Zengerle’s TNR cover-story examines the state of racial politics in the South: Because of increasingly racially polarized voting patterns in the South, party has become a stand-in for race. As University of California at Irvine ...
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