Lecture 10-21 - October21,2014 Governors Upcoming Important Dates Tomorrow Wednesday October 22 o CD-2 Debate o Clark A207 o 6-7 pm meet and greet

Lecture 10-21 - October21,2014 Governors Upcoming Important...

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October 21, 2014 Governors Upcoming Important Dates Tomorrow Wednesday October 22 o CD-2 Debate o Clark A207 o 6-7 pm meet and greet, debate at 7 o Extra Credit for attending Must take a picture there and write a paragraph response on who won the debate and why Thursday October 23 o Paper due by the start of class o Bring a hard copy o Submit an electronic copy via RamCT *both versions to be considered turned in on time Review Session o Monday October 27 at 6pm o Clark C146 o Bring Questions Exam 2 o October 30 o Will be all multiple choice Chapter 7 Themes 1. Governors are the single most visible and powerful persons in state government 2. While singularly important, governors must act within a complex political environment 3. The position can be a stepping stone to higher office Objectives Explain why governors are typically the single most important figures in a state’s political environment Learn the demographic of who runs Understand that women and minorities, while underrepresented as governors, have made recent strides List and explain the duties of a governor Realize that governors are both public managers and politicians concerned with elections Identify how the institution of the governor’s office varies from state to state Governors and Their Careers Prelude to the governorship o College or postgraduate degrees o Career politicians After the Governor’s Mansion o Private sector and public service
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