Road to the White House Class 2004

The Road to the White House – 2004

Course Objective : To study the history and politics of U.S. presidential campaigns, including an intensive 10-day internship in New Hampshire leading up to the first-in-the-nation primary.


Seminars led and internships arranged and supervised by Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan , a former White House staffer and veteran of several presidential campaigns who has extensive political experience in New Hampshire .

In our seminars we discussed topics such as the history of the presidential nominating process, the national conventions, voter turnout, campaign finance, third party and independent candidates, the electoral college, and the nature of presidential campaigns. Fore more information, view the 2004 Course Syllabus.

21 students interned on seven campaigns: the Bush/Cheney re-election campaign and the Democratic campaigns of General Wes Clark, Governor Howard Dean, Senator John Edwards, Senator John Kerry, Congressman Dennis Kucinich, and Senator Joe Lieberman.

View the students’ campaign placements.


For more information about this course, please contact
Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan