Altered States: Changing Populations, Changing Parties, and the Transformation of the American Political Landscape

A book coverThomas M. Holbrook. Oxford University Press, 2016.

Although aspects of the 2016 presidential election surprised many political observers, the continued importance of demographic divides within the electorate held firm. In “Altered States,” UWM political scientist Thomas Holbrook provides a detailed history and explanation of the increased role that state demographics play in determining presidential elections, with special attention to the long-term consequences for the Republican and Democratic parties.