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November Elections Expected to Be Close, Says Political Science's Robert Erikson

Political Science Professor Robert Erikson expects a close election in 2002, as it was in the 1998 midterm election. Midterm elections have a more truncated and partisan electorate, he says, with only about one-third of those eligible voting. Because the politically uninvolved are less likely to vote in mid-term elections, Erikson says these elections are more predictable.

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Shot: Aug 01, 2002
Published: Oct 23, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004