Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2127: Electoral Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Van der Eijk, Cees, and Mark Franklin. Elections and voters. Macmillan International Higher Education, 2009.


Cox, Gary W. Making votes count: strategic coordination in the world's electoral systems. Cambridge University Press, 1997.


Aldrich, John H., Jamie L. Carson, Brad T. Gomez, and David W. Rohde. Change and Continuity in the 2016 and 2018 Elections. CQ Press, 2019.


Sides, John, Chris Tausanovitch, and Lynn Vavreck. The Bitter End: The 2020 Presidential Campaign and the Challenge to American Democracy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2022.