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- 1. The context of American elections and political parties
- 2. A brief history of American political parties
- 3. Party organizations: What do they look like? What do they do?
- 4. Who are Republicans? Who are Democrats? Who are the “others”?
- 5. Presidential elections: Nominating campaigns and general elections
- 6. Subnational nominations and elections
- 7. Far from the perfect democracy