Political Parties and Voting Behavior
POSC 290 - Political Parties and Voting Behavior3 hours Why should I vote when the Democrats and Republicans are terrible? This course takes on both this issue by examining what political parties are and what they do in the system, including why dozens of “other” political parties are obscured by the dominance of the R’s and D’s. Voting turnout in the United States is one of the lowest in the world. Why is it that low? Is there a simple solution? Who are those people who do vote? These are a few of the questions that will be explored.This course will satisfy the social sciences core area requirement.