POLI:312 Elections in America.

The “hows” and “whys” of presidential and congressional elections in the United States, emphasizing the role of candidates, campaigns and political strategies. Also discusses parties and interest groups and their roles in the political process. Also focuses on the flaws in the American electoral system and possible solutions to these problems. There are no prerequisites for this course, but POLI:111 is recommended. 4 SH.