Middlebury

PSCI0308A-F12

U.S. National Elections

U. S. National Elections
In this course we will analyze Presidential national elections in the United States. Topics covered will include party systems, electoral realignment, voting behavior and turnout, candidate strategy, the nomination process, the legal framework for elections, the Electoral College, gender, race and ethnicity, the media, the Internet, and U.S. elections in comparative perspective. Although most analysis will the focus will be on the 2012 upcoming congressional and presidential contests, earlier elections will be studied for insight into continuity and change in American electoral politics. 3 hrs. lect./disc. American Politics)
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92692
Subject Code:
PSCI
Course Number:
0308
Section Identifier:
A

Course

PSCI0308

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

PSCI0308A-F12 Lecture (Dickinson)