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  • Voter Observation Report

    vote in the upcoming presidential election which is taking place on November 8th, 2016. To accomplish this project, my group created a twitter account as a secondary socialization to reach out to students of University of North Texas encouraging and educating them on the importance of voting in the society. Polling, surveys and random sampling were used to show percentage of people who identified with a party and who were going to vote in the upcoming elections. In class, we talked about how…

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  • Wine And Beer Controversy

    A voter’s gender is a large factor in which party they will side with the most. In this year’s election gender has become a huge part of voting, considering we had our first woman candidate for president. Before the announcement of the POTUS, A Gallup tracking poll showed that Trump has a 70% disapproval rating amongst women (Milligan). The result…

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  • Summary: The Canadian Electoral System

    electoral system. So when former Prime Minister Stephen Harper called an early election on August 2015, many did not understand its significance on the upcoming election. Harper believed that an early election would give him the advantage over other party leaders and would help him stay in office, but he was wrong. Despite the clever nature of this decision, where the timing conveniently worked with the newly passed Fair Elections Act and the Mike Duffy trial, the Conservatives faced devastating…

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  • Essay On Right To Vote

    But, what happens when there is not a candidate who holds the same values as the voter? Another reason citizens are not voting is the voter does not identify with the candidates running for office. Most elections held in the United States include at least one Democratic candidate and one Republican candidate. In most instances, voters can identify with at least one of these candidates. Nevertheless, in some cases the voter does not identify with any one of…

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  • What Are The Pros And Cons Of The Electoral College System

    with this decision let me lay down some facts and information. In a presidential election, the popular vote simply means an aggregate of all voters from all states in America. The candidate who gets the most votes nationwide is said to have won the popular vote. But the winner of the popular vote may end up losing the election, like “Al Gore did in 2000 and Hillary Clinton in 2016. In the 2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney won 48% of the popular vote but only 38% of the electoral vote.”…

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  • Importance Of Online Voting

    difficulty. The whole Election process can be ended quickly than the regular paper ballot elections. Risk factors like tempering the ballot boxes, casting the artificial votes forcedly; violating the rules of election commission can be avoided by using online voting system. By using this system, the voting cost can be condensed to an extent and make the election unbeaten. The people who are away from the…

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  • The Importance Of Voting In The United States

    As the upcoming Presidential election approaches, many citizens believe their personal vote will elect the next President and Vice President. However, the framers of the U.S. Constitution decided to have a different process instead of using the popular vote. As the form of government was being discussed, America was not as large as it is today. In the United Kingdom, the leader is chosen by the governing body. Two leading thoughts were prevalent during the major discussions while setting up…

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  • Campaign Funding Importance

    their funding into funding national elections such as the president while state and local party committees focus on local and state positions however state and local committees can focus on spreading the agenda of the presidential election while the national focuses largely on the candidates campaign itself (Maloney, 2013, p. 8). In order to prevent the abuse of this system and prevent a candidate from using an unlimited amount of funds towards their election, restrictions are placed on the…

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  • Donald Trump: Illegal Immigration In The United States

    The results election of 2016, has shocked many citizens in the United States. It is incredible how Donald Trump was able to win the election, after everyone thought he was just fooling around. He has caught so much attention to the media, which has helped him increase more supporters. Nonetheless, half of the United States remains unsatisfied with the results for not many people went to vote and acted wisely. Because of this, America will be stuck with a president that will pass laws that…

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  • Electoral College

    As 2016 comes to an end, America now finds itself reflecting on one of the most divisive elections in the history of the United States of America. Every single aspect of this memorable election will be studied for years to come. One aspect of this election that is not foreign to debate, is the way in which Americans select their President. This complex system election system is called the electoral college. This debate although fading at times in the mind of the typical American voter, has once…

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