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2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.