Voters' Race Among Best Harbingers Of Presidential Elections
Gannett News Service
January 24, 2000
Of all the nuances involved in choosing a president, two of the constants are race and ethnicity... "Partisan loyalties just don't change very much from election to election," said Philip Klinkner, associate professor of government at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. "Just because a candidate speaks their language or makes rhetorical overtures isn't enough to make a permanent difference in voting patterns."