Election Law

This course explores the right to vote and its exercise, with particular emphasis on issues relating to the nomination and election of the President of the United States. We will address the rights of voters and political parties, and obstacles faced by candidates in the electoral process. We will study the electoral college, with particular emphasis on the presidential elections of 1876 and 2000. And we will analyze election administration issues, and how the laws and rules of voting has impacted election results.
Credits: 2

Type: LEC

Does this course satisfy the writing requirement? No

Does this course satisfy the skills requirement? No

When is this course offered? Fall and Spring semesters