Chapter 12 Gov
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Cause: Congress is decentralized
- E: Personal backgrounds/ identities of reps are important
- EX? womn-> more polititcally for women blacks -> for blacks)
- representing interests of groups
- NOT descriptive representation
- individuals who already hold office
- usually emerge victorious in reelection
3 strategies for election
- 1. advertising
- 2. credit claiming
- 3. position taking
- for gaining VISIBILITY
- contact constituents V...
- spend time with home districts
- mail: ads, newspapers, TV
- increase standing with constituents through SERVICE to individuals and district (service -> success)
- pork barrel
- case work
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