Inside the Bubble

Published by Routledge in September, Inside the Bubble: Campaigns, Caucuses, and the Future of the Presidential Nomination Process, by Grinnell political science professor Barbara Trish and William Menner, is a behind-the-scenes look at the 2020 Democratic nomination process, focusing on the Iowa caucuses and the campaign workers who located there. The lessons learned in 2020 underscored the importance of local staff who organize and mobilize supporters for a candidate in whom they believe.