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Unformatted text preview: b. but the governor gets what the governor wants 8. big bureaucracy 9. civil law a. French based laws(more people based law system) 10. parishes sui generis- 1 of a kind V.O. Key used it first Very political and very exotic Politics - game or competition where individuals competing in groups compete to shake public policy with varying resources o Money o Create laws - abortion, drug laws, traffic laws = o Partisanship Trends Over the last 20 years, the shift has been away from Republicans and toward Democrats except Louisiana Louisiana began to become more like Mississippi even before Katrina, but the hurricane accelerated it After Katrina: African-American urban votes left the state o Turnout Trends o Changes in Legislature o The New Normal Election Rules...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2009 for the course POLI 2056 taught by Professor Parent during the Spring '09 term at LSU.
- Spring '09