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Praise for A Majority of One“By far the best description of a state legislature’s real operation in print—from a legislator who knew whatwas happening—and why.”Slade Gorton (R)Former and Majority Leader Washington State House of Representatives,Washington State Attorney General, and U.S. Senator“Senator George Scott has provided us with a warm,insightful appreciation of the legislative process that fewoutsiders can offer. This is a must read for students of state government.”Phil Talmadge (D)Former Washington State Senator andState Supreme Court Justice“Legislative leaders are activists. George Scott is also a trained historian. Majority is a unique, inclusiveinsider’s fi rst-hand look at legislating, documented in depth. It is the place to start for students of theprocess, campaigners, legislators and those who care about politics.”Jeannette Hayner (R)Former Member of the House.Minority, and Majority Leader, Washington State Senate“Anyone who cares about representative government must read this book. George Scott captures the essenceof legislative action with the knowledge only an insider can bring. He does it with perception,wit and humor.Daniel J. Evans (R)Former State House Majority Leader,Governor, and U.S. Senator“Rarely, and I am tempted to say never, do we fi nd an insider’s political savvy combined with the scholarlyanalysis that George Scott devotes to A Majority of One. Scott is unmatched in his command of thevoluminous archival source materials involved here and his use of fi rst-hand experience in weaving theminto an absorbing account. This book is a practical guide for understanding the grassroots politics andplacing these practices in the bigger picture of local, state, and national affairs. A Majority of One is a mustread for both the concerned citizen and the political pro.David H. StrattonProfessor Emeritus of HistoryWashington State University
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ISBN: 9781450043892
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