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The Effect Of Belief Of Victory On Third-Party Vote Share: Duverger's Law & Why Evan Mcmullin Lost Utah In 2016, John Geilman Apr 2018

The Effect Of Belief Of Victory On Third-Party Vote Share: Duverger's Law & Why Evan Mcmullin Lost Utah In 2016, John Geilman

Undergraduate Honors Theses

A key reason Duverger’s Law is valid is a voter’s belief that a third-party does not have a chance at winning an election in a “first past the post” electoral system. Duverger’s Law has traditionally been explained through two reasons—a mechanical factor and a psychological factor. The mechanical factor focuses on aspects of electoral systems that work against third parties, while the psychological factor focuses on what voters think and feel about third parties. In the 2016 presidential election in the United States, voters in the state of Utah demonstrated that their perception of the electability ...


Religious Targets: Where 2016 Presidential Candidates Used Religious Rhetoric, Rachel Day, Adam Johnson Jan 2018

Religious Targets: Where 2016 Presidential Candidates Used Religious Rhetoric, Rachel Day, Adam Johnson

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


Congress And The Benefits Of Social Media: A Low-Cost Investment In Constituency Approval And Electoral Success, Mandi Eatough Jan 2018

Congress And The Benefits Of Social Media: A Low-Cost Investment In Constituency Approval And Electoral Success, Mandi Eatough

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


Inter-Female Hostility: Attractiveness And Femininity Vs. Likeability, Savanah Henshaw, Lydia Estes, Lauren Olsen Jan 2018

Inter-Female Hostility: Attractiveness And Femininity Vs. Likeability, Savanah Henshaw, Lydia Estes, Lauren Olsen

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies Jan 2018

Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


Almonds, A Fiesty Industry, Kenneth M. Petrowsky Aug 2017

Almonds, A Fiesty Industry, Kenneth M. Petrowsky

Marriott Student Review

A bitter power struggle between the almond industry and the milk industry has become a test of the United States’ free market. The National Milk Producers Federation has turned to Washington for aid while the Almond board of California and the Blue Diamond co-op have focused on improving their product.


Una Guerra Contra La Mujer: Chicana Feminism And Vietnam War Protest, Arica Roberts Apr 2016

Una Guerra Contra La Mujer: Chicana Feminism And Vietnam War Protest, Arica Roberts

AWE (A Woman’s Experience)

Chicana women, especially those in the East Los Angeles chapter, began this autonomous feminist consciousness to challenge sexual oppression within cultural nationalism as they resigned from the Brown Berets, created their own organization, Las Adelitas, continued antiwar efforts with the National Chicano Moratorium Committee and fought for the social, economic, and political liberation and equality of the whole Raza.


Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies Jan 2014

Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


Do Campaign Finance Laws Influence Legislator Voting? Super Pacs And Voting Behavior In The 111th Congress, Luke Macdonald Jan 2014

Do Campaign Finance Laws Influence Legislator Voting? Super Pacs And Voting Behavior In The 111th Congress, Luke Macdonald

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


The Jewish Factor: A Study Of Jewish Judicial Behavior In Religious Freedom Cases, Alan Hickey Jan 2014

The Jewish Factor: A Study Of Jewish Judicial Behavior In Religious Freedom Cases, Alan Hickey

Sigma: Journal of Political and International Studies

No abstract provided.


Methods Of Support Used In The Senate Debate On The Seating Of Reed Smoot: A Content Analysis, Beverly Alice Berry Jan 1968

Methods Of Support Used In The Senate Debate On The Seating Of Reed Smoot: A Content Analysis, Beverly Alice Berry

All Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to determine how methods of support functioned in the senate debate on the seating of Reed Smoot. In order to clarify the directions of the study, answers to the following questions were sought:
1. How extensively were methods of support used by each side?
2. What was the frequency of supports per assertion by each side?
3. How was the use of support materials distributed among the speakers?
4. How many different methods of support were used by each side?
5. What were the most frequently used methods of support by each side?
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A Study Of Forces And Events Leading To The Repeal Of Prohibition And The Adoption Of A Liquor Control System, George Harmon Skyles Jan 1962

A Study Of Forces And Events Leading To The Repeal Of Prohibition And The Adoption Of A Liquor Control System, George Harmon Skyles

All Theses and Dissertations

During the Nineteenth Century, a reform agitation known as the prohibition movement began to gather momentum in the United States. Led chiefly by the Women's Christian Temperance Union and pushed also by the Prohibition Party, this movement grew only slowly until a general spirit of reform began to sweep the country at the end of the century. With the W.C.T.U. and the American Anti-Saloon League leading the fight during the Progressive Era, the tide of public opinion finally took form in the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, an amendment which forbade "the ...