POLS 3105 Campaigns and Elections

4 hours; 4 credits

Overview of the American electoral system and voting behavior of the citizens. Strategic decisions of candidates, political parties, interest groups, and voters in presidential, congressional, and state/local elections. Discussion on government responsiveness, representation, and election reform.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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