In order to measure political learning (from the pre- to postconvention
period), I make use of a series of questions that asked respondents about candidate policy stances.
But in many ways the preconvention campaign to call the gathering into being and persuade respected, experienced leaders to attend, and the postconvention
campaign to persuade the states to ratify, illustrate this brand of politics at its best.
today in Manila) he will probably not be able to erase all of Mitt Romney's gains in the polls after his debate performance in Denver last week, gains that appear to have flattened President Barack Obama's postconvention
After clearing the Committee on Military Affairs, the senate awaited the results of Seddon's railroad convention before putting the bill to a vote, adjusting it if necessary, based on the secretary of war's postconvention
In the wake of missed opportunities and defeat, veteran suffragists reevaluated the postconvention
political landscape and concluded that the legislature would refuse to place a referendum before the electorate so soon after ratification of the new constitution.
22) During his postconvention
campaign, Goldwater studiously avoided direct assaults on the Civil Rights Act.
As we restructured, these would come to include researching the postconvention
views of both attendees and exhibitors as well as managing member evaluations of each of the educational sessions and meeting functions.
And there can be no doubt that Al Gore's championing of ordinary people over powerful interests gave a postconvention
boost to his sagging candidacy.
Besides mobilizing the Democratic base, the most notable and lasting result of his postconvention
surge [see Ruy Teixeira, "Gore's Tenuous Bond with Working Voters," TAP, November 20, 2000] was to elevate his average support among these women to a more respectable level, roughly from the mid-30s to the mid-40s.
Extensive, generally favorable press coverage also fueled the postconvention
Often, large groups or convention clients request a postconvention
meeting (postcon) at the conclusion of their functions.
To test whether Obama and McCain's rhetoric was different pre-and postconvention
, we conducted a multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA), again controlling for two measures of speech length, which showed a statistically significant candidate convention interaction on the combination of the nine rhetorical constructs.