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The Culture War — Religion as a Voting Indicator

Written by Firas Suqi ’14 So far, the focus of our lectures has been on the specific stances each party holds in regards to issues of the economy or the environment. This week, Professor Duane Oldfield discussed the demographics of … Continue reading

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Church, State, and Political Pandering

Written by Rana Tahir’13 On Tuesday, the Elections 2012! class received a lecture from Professor Duane Oldfield on the role religion plays in politics. Dividing the class into a Republican camp and a Democrat camp (not based on actual affiliations), … Continue reading

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Money in Elections

Written by Jessica Oakley, a Knox sophomore from Pearland, Texas. During our second week of class in Election 2012!, Duane Oldfield, associate professor and chair of political science, talked to us about election finance. When comparing all money spent during … Continue reading

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