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2022-2023 Catalog 
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POLS 323 - U.S. Elections (4)

Designed to introduce students to the study of campaigns and elections in the United States, this course will focus primarily on federal elections–both presidential and congressional. We will cover a variety of topics, including campaign strategies and finance, political advertisements, public opinion, electoral rules, and voting behavior. Students will be asked to think creatively about how to design and run an effective campaign and to analyze the effects of rules and procedures on the outcomes of elections. Students will be asked to partner with Buncombe County Election Services for voter mobilization efforts and election day poll working. Even years Fall.