If, on the other hand, they're seeking the electability
party's nomination, they have to overcome its prejudice in favor of familiar names--like Jeb Bush's.
Part 1 traces how black politics and black political scientists came of age: some chapter topics include liberalism and black political thought, white and black perceptions of the electability
of black political candidates, and pioneering books on black politics, 1903-1965.
Dr Leigh, who is now a Labor MP said that he found it similar when he looked at the effect of politicians' appearance on their electability
He added: "It is widely recognised that, in the main, BAME communities have been loyal and created a huge advantage and contributed massively to the success of the Labour party's electability
in local and parliamentary elections in Coventry.
Garoyian said the names proposed were of people the minority parties feel have "prestige, credibility, electability
, who are knowledgeable, experienced and can gather the broader social powers".
If John Kennedy's 1960 election broke the barrier that held back Catholics from becoming president, then might the nomination and potential election of a Mormon in 2012 be a harbinger for the electability
one day--in 100 years, maybe--of a Jewish president?
Republican support for Santorum is clearly based on more than just electability
, given that Republicans generally favor Santorum for the nomination while holding the belief that Romney is the most electable candidate.
Most strikingly, he routed Romney on what had been the former Massachusetts governor's greatest strength -- electability
Today, they are as contemptuous of Republican officeholders who would compromise in order to preserve their electability
as they are of Democrats who warn of the dangers of radically cutting government.
Spending in this year's School Committee race has so far ranged from $0 to $6,400, depending on the candidate, and that figure doesn't seem to have much to do with electability
Somewhere between now and November of next year there will have to be a line drawn between energizing the party and electability
Furthermore, the test for these leaders should be their electability
in their chosen or indigenous constituency.