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Martin P. Wattenberg is a political scientist at the University of California, Irvine. He is an expert on American elections and party politics and is co-author of a popular undergraduate college text on American government, Government in America: People, Policy, and Politics, published by Pearson Longman.[1] He is also the author of Where Have All the Voters Gone: The Decline of American Political Parties, Is Voting For Young People?, The Rise of Candidate-Centered Politics, and "Obama: Year One".

Wattenberg and his wife appear in Season 9 of the reality television show Flipping Out as the owners of a Newport Beach home which is undergoing a design renovation.



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