Advantages Of The Electoral College

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Essay One the Electoral College The Electoral College is embedded into the fabric of the United States of America. It has been the only way we have elected our Presidents since the start of the republic. In this short essay I will discuss how the process works and the advantages and disadvantages to the Electoral College.
The way the Electoral College works is quite simple once educated on the matter. Slates of electors are chosen from a list by the political parties and are usually chosen in conjunction with Presidential Candidates. These electors cannot be Representatives or Senators. They can however be state officials, leaders within the parties, or have a professional or personal relationship with the candidate. Once they are selected
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The extra layer between the masses and the federal government radiates distrust. The biggest disadvantage is the winner takes all position. If the most populated counties and districts votes for a candidate but the opposing candidate wins majority of the districts in the state that candidate wins that state. It’s unfair because the most popular candidate did not win the state. It’s aggravating and leads the people to believe the system is broken. The current process needs to be revised by weighing heavily populated areas more influential over the state’s electoral vote. The reason being is they represent a more consensus of the state’s ideals. In conclusion I explained the advantages and disadvantages of the Electoral College as well as its …show more content…
Its mission is to shape the federal budget to fit the President’s policies and objectives. Its powers are limited to only the agencies with the Executive Branch. The Congressional Budget Office works with the Legislative Branch to give economic projections and baselines for Congress to use. They use this analytical data to provide clarity when shaping the government’s budget. This essay will compare their responsibilities to their respective branches. The OMB is responsible for budget development and implementation among federal agencies. They also manage, coordinate and provide legislative clearance. The way they develop the budget is by using their five resource management offices. These offices collect all the budget plans of various agencies and thwart conflicting requests, and then help tailor them to the Presidents formulated spending plan. After development has taken place the OMB proceeds to manage by using its resources to track outside agencies financial management, capabilities, and personnel to ensure all budget plans are implemented accordingly. The OMB also gives legislative clearance. If any agency within it jurdistication tries to pass bills to congress the OMB must first review it and give its blessing before it can be brought to Congress. Next I will write about the processes of the Congressional

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