Marine Corps officers and election 2000 : new praetorians or loyal centurions?
Chen, Clifford D.
Eitelberg, Mark J.
MetadataShow full item record
This study examines the voting behavior of Marine Corps officers during the presidential election of 2000. The study determines which candidate Marine officers favored and explores some of the factors that influenced their choice. A survey was distributed to Marine Corps officers at the Naval Postgraduate School in August 2001. Frequencies and cross tabulations were used to analyze responses to the survey. The results show that the majority of Marine officers are Republican and favored George W. Bush in the election of 2000. However, Marine officers do not appear to be politically active beyond voting, and their voting choice is motivated by more than just party identification. It is recommended that standards of professionalism and rules regarding political activities continue to be enforced.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Chen, Clifford D. (2001-12);This study examines the voting behavior of Marine Corps officers during the presidential election of 2000. The study determines which candidate Marine officers favored and explores some of the factors that influenced their ...
An analysis of costs and benefits associated with initial contracting technical education and training for unrestricted Marine officers White, Lee A. (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2017-03);This thesis examines the costs and benefits associated with the three courses of action the Marine Corps has used to provide initial contracting training and education to unrestricted Marine officers. The Marine Corps' ...
Eitelberg, Mark J.; Laurence, Janice H.; Brown, Dianne C. (National Commission on Testing and Public Policy, 1989);Excerpt from Summary: America’s military officers, leaders of nearly two-million uniformed warriors and technicians, managers of multi-billion dollar budgets, have been described in the popular press as “the mind and soul ...