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USF St. Petersburg Road to the White House class (courtesy Judithanne Scourield McLauchlan)
Road to the White House
Students in a USF St. Petersburg political science class are learning the nuts and bolts of presidential campaigns by volunteering for them. It’s called “Road to the White House,” and University Beat on WUSF TV joins them on the trip.

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Road to the White House students review their time on the campaign trail
Road to the White House

From January’s G-O-P primary to this summer’s Republican National Convention, Florida and the Tampa Bay area are playing a major role in determining who will win the presidential election. A USF St. Petersburg political science class is getting real campaign experience, and you can join these students on the “Road to the White House” this week on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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USF St. Petersburg Political Science Professor, Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, talks about how the “Road to the White House” course has changed in the three times she’s taught it, including how this year’s students didn’t go to New Hampshire.

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Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan says technology is playing a major role in political campaigns, which gives younger people like her students an advantage.

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Jaryd Vartanian, a USFSP Junior volunteering for the Ron Paul campaign, talks about how politically active people his age are—or aren’t!

For more information

Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, Department of Political Science, USF St. Petersburg
jsm2@stpt.usf.edu 727-873-4956

Class blog
Links to the students’ blogs



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