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Principal Investigator(s): Davidson, Chandler; Grofman, Bernard
Summary: The purpose of this study was to examine the causes of gains in Black office-holding in the South over the past two decades, including effects of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 on changes in local city election structure, the enfranchisement of Blacks in the South, and the prevention of the dilution of minority votes in terms of enabling Blacks to win local office. The data are longitudinal, gathered at two points in time at the city level. The collection includes eight state-specific data files ... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06646.v1
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