Jan 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

POL 295-01 - Special Topic: Campaign and Elections

4 credits (Fall)
Course investigates campaigns and elections in the US, posing questions about elections in a democracy and whether campaigns matter. Exploring the institutional framework for elections (including biases affecting marginalized groups), the vote and election outcomes, and campaign dynamics, it considers material from academics and practitioners as well as data, seeking to understand broad patterns and the politics of 2022. Voter suppression, campaign finance, and presidential nominations will get special attention.

Prerequisite: POL 101 .
Instructor: Trish