Geography of United States Elections

Video Lectures

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Lecture 1
Course Introduction
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Course Introduction

Professor Martin Lewis provides an overview of the Geography of United States Elections.
Lecture 2
The basic principles of political geography
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The basic principles of political geography

October 15, 2008 lecture by Professor Martin Lewis for the Geography of United States Elections (GEOG 5) course. Professor Lewis covers the basic principle of political geography; the "red and blue" map of the United States; different ways of mapping U.S. presidential elections; differences in voting behavior between national elections and state and local elections; electoral geography in selected foreign countries.
Lecture 3
U.S. Presidential elections: 1789 to 1916
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U.S. Presidential elections: 1789 to 1916

October 20, 2008 lecture by Professor Martin Lewis for the Geography of United States Elections (GEOG 5) course. Professor Lewis discusses presidential elections in the United States from 1789 through 1916.
Lecture 4
U.S. Presidential elections: 1920 to 1996
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U.S. Presidential elections: 1920 to 1996

October 27, 2008 lecture by Professor Martin Lewis for the Geography of United States Elections (GEOG 5) course. Professor Lewis continues his discussion on the geographical history of presidential elections in the United States, from the Civil War to the Carter and Reagan administrations.
Lecture 5
U.S. Presidential elections: 2000 and 2004
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U.S. Presidential elections: 2000 and 2004

November 3, 2008 lecture by Professor Martin Lewis for the Geography of United States Elections (GEOG 5) course. Professor Lewis discusses the geographical history of recent presidential elections in the United States, beginning with 1972 and continuing on to 2004, which he elaborates upon extensively.
Lecture 6
The 2008 election
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The 2008 election

November 10, 2008 lecture by Professor Martin Lewis for the Geography of United States Elections (GEOG 5) course. Professor Lewis discusses the geographical outcomes of the presidential, Senate, and House races in the 2008 election.