POLSCI 485 - Election Forensics
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
QR/2
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Political Science major.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Statistical methods can help assess whether the claimed winner of an election really won. This gets tricky for many reasons: many voters act strategically; and voting technologies are complicated. This course reviews these methods—everything from analyzing precinct and voting machine election returns to post-election audits.

This course is in the Research Methods OR American Politics Subfield.

Intended Audience:

Juniors and Seniors

Class Format:

The first half of the course involves extensive student presentations and discussion for which synchronous participation is important. The last half mostly involves lectures, although it's possible that the very last week of class meetings will involve brief student presentations regarding students' final papers for the course.

Schedule

POLSCI 485 - Election Forensics
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
26373
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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