Corruption Of The Election Process Essay

887 Words Nov 26th, 2016 4 Pages
Corruption in the Election Process When the polls close on Election Day the results are known almost instantly and for the most part the ballots are usually counted accurately and rapidly with no one to dispute the results. Voting has become not just confusing but also difficult; each state has its own rules as to how delegates are allocated, which can make the process utterly complicated. Creating more rules and regulations will make voting even more convoluted and worthless to many Americans, especially with the dominance of a two-party system and how the Constitution sets up how the President of the United States is elected. The United States is run by a republic type of government that is designed to run by the people for the people. However, it is becoming more unclear if the modern function of republic democracy matches its original intent of democracy is what it once was. Americans that changed the culture of domestic politics once cherished their right to vote and have their voice be heard in a fair and just system. Americans are becoming disenfranchised by a disingenuous election process with loopholes that can affect the outcome of a Presidential race. Corporations’ involvement in political races often comes in as direct financial contributions to the candidate of the corporation’s choosing. In the 2012 election, the Republican National Committee spent nearly $700 million during the campaign however the origin is unknown. The Securities and Exchange Commission…

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