2004 Election Symposium Planned for March 3 at Southeast


Southeast Missouri State University will be the site of a symposium to discuss issues regarding the upcoming presidential election. A “2004 Election Symposium” will take place on Wednesday, March 3, from 12:05 to 1:15 p.m. in Dempster Hall’s Glenn Auditorium. 

Chairing the symposium is Dr. Rick Althaus, professor of political science at Southeast, who will deliver the presentation, “Where The President Stands:  Approval Ratings and Reelection Prospects.”

Other topics and presenters will be: “Front Loading is Not Just for Dryers Anymore: How Primary Election Scheduling Affects Candidate Selection” by Dr. Rick Almeida, instructor of political science; “Start Your Engines: The General Election Is Underway,” by Dr. Russell Renka, professor of political science; and “Running for Reelection ᾰ George Washington to George Bush: Does Presidential History Repeat Itself?” by Dr. Christopher Schnell, professor of history.

The symposium is sponsored by the Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Religion.