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UCTV Video series with Sam Popkin

Sam Popkin, professor of political science knows presidential contests: he’s served on five Democratic campaigns. His latest book is “The Candidate: What It Takes to Win – and Hold – the White House.” Popkin sat down recently with UCTV Prime Vote, a UCTV YouTube original channel, to discuss Election 2012. After you’ve watched the videos, check out what Popkin has also been saying to The Atlantic in a series called “Ask Dr. Popkin.”

Obama as Incumbent: Popkin assesses the president’s re-election campaign

Romney as Challenger: Popkin evaluates the challenger’s campaign

Popkin recalls helping President Carter prep for a debate with Ronald Reagan