By James W. Ceaser,Andrew E. Busch,John J. Pitney Jr.

Bitterness and pleasure, outrage and pride, disgrace and satisfaction, escapes to secure areas and screens of celebration—these have been quite a few of the conflicting reactions that greeted the election of Donald Trump. One aspect lays past dispute: Donald Trump defied the chances, even if set via bookmakers or political pundits, or pollstrers .

In this book—as they've got for each presidential election seeing that 1992—James Ceaser, Andrew Busch, and John Pitney revisit the race for the presidency and congressional and nation elections throughout the brief lens of politics this present day and the lengthy lens of yankee political background. on the middle of the 2016 election, they search to appreciate and clarify the various purposes for Donald Trump’s luck at every one level of the crusade. With its prepared insights into the problems and occasions that drove the 2016 election , Defying the chances will be a useful source for college kids and all political observers trying to comprehend an election that was once a long time within the making and may proceed to resonate all through American politics for a few years to come.

Previous books within the series
After desire and alter:
The 2012 Elections and American Politics, submit 2014 Election Update
Epic Journey:
The 2008 Elections and American Politics
Red Over Blue: The 2004 Elections and American Politics
The ideal Tie: the real tale of the 2000 Presidential Election
Losing to Win: The 1996 Elections and American Politics
Upside Down and inside of Out: The 1992 Elections and American Politics

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