Political Science | Election 2004
Y200 | 3705 | Carmines


The course will focus on presidential elections using the 2004
election as our primary example. We will focus on a variety of issues
that are central to presidential elections including the presidential
primary system, campaign financing, electoral strategy, media
advertising, the national nominating convention, and the general
election. We will examine the evolution of the nominating process and
recent trends in presidential voting behavior.

The class format will include lectures with substantial time allotted
to discussion, group assignments, films and video clips.
Requirements for the course include taking three exams and doing a
research project.