While the majority of politicians usually stretch the truth, giving momentum to the practice of political fact-checking long before the 2016 election, the current President of the United States went much farther than the usual [...]
In Florida, the judiciary consists of the county courts, circuit courts, the district courts of appeal, as well as the Supreme Court as the highest authority in the state.
Made up of 538 electors, the Electoral College votes decide the president and vice president of the United States of America.
The questions that arise from the above discussion of the prevalence of negative campaign is, if the degree of incivility in election campaigns in America has reached a new low or were the foundation of [...]
This essay will analyze the factors considered in the selection of a running mate by a presidential candidate, as examined in the article, and will try to make a case for why Paul Ryan was [...]
The majority of American citizens is not satisfied with the work of President Obama and wishes to have a change in the presidency.
Vote Smart is a website presenting the activity of an organization with the same name. Her sphere of activity is the national board of Vote Smart.
In the segment, the panelists are discussing what is likely to happen after the election especially in regards to the rising incidences of anti-Trump protests that were going on across America. First, the protests that [...]
In a recent episode of the 60 Minutes, Lesley Stahl mentioned some of the problems on the tip of the tongue of many Americans, addressing the pillars that the American political system had been founded [...]
The evaluation of voting as a rational choice made by people with specific social preferences and concerns about their social welfare will be developed to explain the factors that give people the incentive to vote [...]
Secondly, it is the only election in the history of the United States that saw a woman appear in the presidential ballot paper after Sarah Palin was nominated for the vice-president position.
The article from the Dallas News by Gillman, suggests that the move by Romney to take Paul Ryan as his running mate raises the stakes for both the Republicans and the Democrats.
The evaluation of the current political situation and the peculiar features of the current elections should be identified and explained to comprehend the worth of the elections in 2016.
Objective: The study aimed to establish the existence of hindsight bias in elections by analyzing pre and post-election responses from students regarding the 2016 election. The study was carried out in the form of [...]
In the movie there is a clear picture of the political leadership in Ghana and the views that people have concerning the political leadership of the country.
In order to understand the reasons for people to reinforce the concept of former felons' disenfranchisement, one must consider the approach that is used in the contemporary penal system.
The country has never had a system where the entire population feels that they are effectively represented, which is why a number of regimes have in the past formed various commissions to address the concerning [...]
The election of Barack Obama marked a milestone in the political reality of minorities in the US. During the 2012 election, the voices of the minority groups were heard clearly in the American political landscape.
Iran Guardian Council is part of a council in the Iranian constitution that has the right to provide changes in the constitution and "examine if the laws passed by the Majlis comply with the Iranian [...]
It is emphasized that Hillary has a particular vision for the USA, and she will do her best to implement new policies that will help her to enhance the state of the country.
Clinton seems to be unlikely to win the 2016 elections, as the effects of the Democratic Party's rule have been beyond deplorable in Obama's office years.
Due to the problems the Electoral College system created during the 2000 presidential elections, people are clamoring to abolish or reform the said system.
Resting on these facts, it is possible to say that the issue of international relations will become one of the most discussed by different candidates.
The anticipation of a female president is gradually arising among the electorate, and many people feel that it is time to allow a female to be the president of the United States.
Political marketing may be defined as the application of marketing concepts to political campaigns so as to package political activities and messages in a way that appeals to voters.
In his quest to become the US president, Sheffler has positioned himself as the best candidate for the American people, as evidenced by his allegiance to the American people and not the ideals upheld by [...]
The accentuation of the certain issues in the candidates' campaigns with the help of the mass media can affect the voters' attitude to the definite problems significantly.
The Court of Florida orders a recount of the votes, and the Supreme Court also upholds a win for Al Gore in the elections.
Those who seek to rise to the top of government are those men and women who appear to have the willingness to break the moral obligations that the majority of the people are determined to [...]
Given the fact that the country had gone into the election on the back of political tension, any lapse in the system was viewed as an attempt by one of the competing candidates to rig [...]
The current paper aims at discussing the peculiarities of the American presidential primary election process and its importance for the American citizens and the whole world, analyzing the coming elections, comparing the past and the [...]
In addition, the right to support a particular political party is extended to corporations, and thus private corporations have the freedom to help any aspiring politician in the campaigns.
For African Americans, the march of Barack Obama towards the American presidency was the culmination of a long journey that started in the farmlands of the South during times of slavery.
The election of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States of America heralded the beginning of a new chapter in the country.
In his seminal work on religious identity and the U.S.presidency, Gonzalez found that "the relationship between religion and the presidency impacts both the viability of candidates and the manner in which decisions are made in [...]
Voter turnout statistics Voter turnout in the US in the 1988 presidential elections was one of the lowest in the American voting history.
Political analysts believe that the existence of the Electoral College has led to the development of the United States as a nation.
The choice of the electoral system applied in a country depends on several factors such as the leaders and the wish of the people and therefore electoral system provides the people with the system for [...]
The presence of a universal code of ethic is imperative in order to make sure that all executives are guided by a universal code of ethic.
For instance, the author does not trace the genesis of electoral restrictions but instead focuses on the negativity of these restrictions. For example, the author of this article notes that the courts have discarded some [...]
The question of the article is whether cognitive dissonance plays a role in the elections and the voting process. The outcome of the future elections and preferences are predicted to be affected by the previous [...]
The US is the only state in the international system with the busiest elections calendar. The technique is preferred in the US because of a number of reasons.
Available literature demonstrates that the interactions stimulated by political campaigns provide the electorate with the opportunity not only to question the policies of the candidates seeking for elective posts, but also the manifestos and constitutions [...]
Therefore, the possibilities and results of electoral boycotts depends highly on the intentions that the opposition parties, the strategies adopted to boycott and the already existing political and electoral structures within the electoral autocracy that [...]
While Schickler and Binder note that, the establishment of a collective institution is in line with the majority members in the House a law, which undermines the rights of the minority group.
It may be pertinent to note that the pressure that he is receiving from all sides is quite intense, because his stance on the issue is not altogether favorable to the majority of the people [...]
Due to lack of minorities' representation in the electoral system, Shively asserts that there is heightened lack of democracy in the electoral system.
Democracy dictates that the authority or the power of the government should be approved by the people or citizens of any particular country.
However, it has recently come to light that these non-citizen's are slowly invading the rights of our citizenry and has left us citizens to answer the question "Do non- citizens deserve the right to vote?".
In my view, campaign advertisements are important tools for election campaigns, and they can lead to the success of a candidate if properly used.
Regarding the growing influence of the Tea Party movement in the United States, the results of the Midterm elections which have been recently held could be predicted with considerable certainty, since the moods in the [...]
As on one hand the electoral system cannot be the only reason the Canadian legislature cannot have diversity that gives a reflection of the country's population, on the hand this system "is far one of [...]
In fact, people in the upper working class and lower working class tended to vote for the Labour Party while people in the middle class mostly voted for the Conservative Party.
In preceding years the search for a conclusive legal regime to regulation led to the formulation of the representation of the people bill of 1917 which was followed by the endorsement of the alternative vote [...]
America is a democratic country; the constitution is the huddle on the way to force people to register as voters and vote.
According to this principle, the candidate who wins the majority of votes in a state takes the rest of the votes as well.
In the initial stages, voters were required to own property and this therefore excluded 60% of the population from voting. Another challenge to fair and equal voting practices is political redistricting practices because this is [...]
The new law implied that the unions that represented the electors themselves should have the right to control the funds donated for the election campaigns for the candidates for the president's chair.
Despite the fact that voter participation in the elections has recorded a slight increase in the last few decades, participation is still at a lower level when compared to other democracies of the western part [...]
The protestors accused the government of threatening and bribing opposition deputies and other officials to change their political affiliation and join Fujimori's Peru 2000 party, the fact that the armed forces recognized Fujimori as president [...]
Material In the collection of the data on the perceptions of people on the impacts of denial of voting rights on how convicts of felony crimes perceive themselves as different from the rest of the [...]
It has been argued that the media coverage she received in the run up to that election was biased and led McCain to lose to President Barack Obama.
The Electoral College is an electoral system in the United States that was established through the Constitution of the United States; this was subsequently amended through the establishment of the 12th Amendment of the year [...]
This may denote the fact that voter turnout does not necessarily depend on the level of democracy of a country; it encompasses a wide range of intertwined factors, which have to be analyzed in taking [...]
In most of the nations that have an undemocratic system, manipulation of the constitution is a common practice. A number of the presidents in these nations exploit their powers in order to secure their positions.
Low voter turnout in the US is attributed to the emergence of candidate-oriented campaigns, inadequate electoral competition and the decline in the popularity of party politics.
The effect of the misogyny and sexism, in the destruction of Governor Sarah Palin and her vice presidential bid by the media, was enormous, and it undoubtedly contributed to her failed shot on the position.
Consequently, the media coverage that Palin got was not to her favor and this made her loose a lot of votes.
Moreover, people vote to decide the destiny of their children and dependants. In addition to voting to have leaders that take care of economic factors and energy requirements, people vote to protect the environment.
The announcement was made on2nd May, 2011 by the election agency which went further to inform the public that the automated calls were not made by the agency.
In this move, the writer points to the audience, as the readers, that politicians like Michele Bachmann are appealing to the voters who are racists.
McDonald commission recommended that proportional representation is the best way to reform the electoral system since it will have a lot of effects on the party system and functioning of the government.
The candidates wishing to contest for any post in the government are required to be certified by the Congress as early as in the month of January in the Election year.
This is strictly set that way- that in the election of the party candidate for the next election, only the registered party members can participate in the election procedures.
The first stage of the struggle to expand voting rights in the US constitution occurred in early 1800's. The US 19th Amendment was enacted in 1920 to protected citizens from being denied the right to [...]
In the event that the winner of the constituency seat is on the party list, then the candidate cannot occupy the two seats; instead the candidate who is closely behind replaces him/her in the party [...]
This paper will briefly examine the factors that influence voting in the US with light being shade on the roles played by political parties, perceptions of the running candidate and the issue of preferences. These [...]
In effect, there have been various sites established, that serve the interests of political partisans in different ways.instance, there are sites blogs that contain various pieces of information vital to the public; e-mail sites for [...]
The enacted voting law changes in 2012 are intended to deter the minority vote and will significantly affect the minority voters in the U.S.
The aim of the law was to outlaw malpractices in the voting process, which included acts such as the availability of literacy tests to provide restrictions to black voters during the voting process.
The overall outcome of these laws has made it difficult for individuals to register as voter and vote in general. As a result, it will be true to conclude that these new laws will deter [...]
There are a number of causes of decline in civic participation and voter turnout, these include: escalating costs involved in joining a network; effects of television viewership; entry of women in the workforce; absence of [...]