Identify the effects of various influences on voting behavior, including education, income, religion, race/ethnicity, gender, and geography. How do you feel these influences effect your vote?
Monitor the three major cable news organizations (ABC, NBC, & CBS) or (CNN, MSN, & FOX) watching for difference in how they cover news of Republican and Democratic candidates and office holders. What bias do they detect? Provide concrete examples of your findings
Research the case of Citizens United v the Federal Election Commission . Is campaign spending a matter of free speech? What discussion has the Supreme Court handed down regarding Citizens United v the FEC?