How can challenger candidates win elections against incumbents? 

A new book by Dr. Louis Perron answers this question by comparing four successful challenger candidates from the USA, Germany, Brazil and the Philippines. In this sense, what do Bill Clinton, Gerhard Schröder, Luis Inácio Lula da Silva and Joseph Estrada have in common?

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Campaign Update
We publish an occasional, free newsletter, the Perron Campaigns Election Update. In each issue, we address a topic in the field of election campaigns, political marketing or public affairs. By now, we are mailing our update to more than 5,000 readers worldwide. We would be glad to send it to you as well.

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Can Donald Trump Win?

The 2016 Philippine election

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The Showdown: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump
November 14, 2016
Seminar with Dr. Louis Perron on the U.S. presidential election at the Hotel Marriott in Zurich
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After the US presidential election: The next four years

November 23, 2016

Dr. Louis Perron will together with Suzan G. LeVine, Isabelle Jacobi and Dominik Elser take part in a panel session.
Organized by foraus – Forum Aussenpolitik 

Photobastei Zurich.

University of Zurich
Spring Semester 2017
Dr. Louis Perron teaches a class in "Political Marketing and Political Communication: Theory and Practice of Election Campaigns" at the department of political science at the University of Zurich.