Winona State University will offer “2012 Election: The Candidates, Issues and Results” as part of Senior University WSU from 3-5 p.m. Thursdays Oct. 18 to Nov.8 in Maxwell 158.

The course, taught by WSU professor emeritus of political science James Bromeland, will include an analysis of campaigns, elections and political parties in American politics. It will survey the candidates, issues, political strategies, campaign finances, voter behavior and results of the upcoming 2012 Presidential and Congressional elections.

Topics include how well campaigns inform voters, how important money is in conducting a winning campaign, how voters make decisions, and how campaigns, elections and parties fit into models of democracy.

Tuition is $40. Registration forms are available from the WSU Retiree Center, 507-457-5565, or online at http://winona.augusoft.net. Early registration is recommended.

Senior University WSU consists of four-week, non-credit courses with no tests, grades, papers, or homework. Courses are taught by WSU faculty, retirees and community members. The courses promote continued life-long learning and personal, intellectual and cultural enrichment.

For more information, contact Ann Kohner at 507-457-5565.

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