Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 416 Political Parties and Elections

An examination of political parties and elections in America. Covers such topics as: the changing role of party organizations, machine politics, electoral rules, candidate recruitment, the nomination process, campaign strategies and tactics, campaign finance, and electoral reform. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 516 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: PS 101 and 102.


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