Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PS 3190 - Elections and Voter Behavior (AP)

Using candidate role playing and other active learning methods, this course explores American public opinion and how it translates into election outcomes at the federal, state, and local levels. It will provide understanding of people’s held views on political issues, particularly as interpreted by polls. The approach of the course will be to analyze these opinions in the context of existing voting structures and campaign techniques. Strong emphasis will be placed on current electoral contests and outcomes.