A Study of Voting Behavior on Eleven City Councils in the Counties of Riverside and San Bernardino

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politics, voting behavior, elections, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, local government


American Politics | Political Science | Social and Behavioral Sciences


The drama of national and state issues often relegates local government to a subordinate position in the minds of citizens. They tend to complacently assume that the multiplicity of everyday functions carried on by the various units of local government will continue with or without their interest or volition. This creates an unfortunate situation because local government offers to its citizens many opportunities for participation and close contact with the operation of democracy and with the elected and administrative officials who are entrusted with the responsibility of government.

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Political Science

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