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The U.S. Election System (Reference Shelf)

by Paul Mccaffrey

  • 89 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by H. W. Wilson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Process - Elections,
  • Political Advocacy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Elections,
  • Political parties,
  • Presidential candidates,
  • United States,
  • Voting,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11430712M
    ISBN 100824210360
    ISBN 109780824210366
    OCLC/WorldCa55746635

      What is "Super Tuesday?" How does the Electoral College work? Get up to speed on the U.S. election here. This book addresses the peculiarities of the current presidential election system not yet addressed in other publications. It argues that any rules for electing a President that may have a chance to replace the current ones should provide an equal representation of states as equal members of the Union, and of the nation as a whole.

    or local level of government. Elections are an excellent example of public policy that is implemented and governed through our federalist system. The U nited States does not have a single federal election for President or for the U.S. Congress nor a single election board or office that governs election disputes.   From party polarization, elections, and internal party politics, to the evolution of the U.S. presidency, John S. Jackson’s new book has something for everyone interested in American politics.

    Election theft is now the core reality of American politics. It has poisoned every corner of the United States government, put the world at the brink of atomic and climate catastrophe and robbed.   In , electoral votes were available, with needed to be elected president. In the election between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson—both Democratic-Republicans—neither candidate won the necessary electoral votes. While Jackson won more electoral and popular votes than Adams, the House of Representatives, acting under the 12th Amendment to the Constitution, .


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The book proposes a new election system in which the will of the states and the will of the nation as a whole are determined by direct popular elections for President and Vice President in the 50 states and in D.C.

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Given the evident shortcomings in the ways in which citizens register to vote, cast their ballots, and have their choices counted, the subject of this book. For nearly 40 years, Election Systems & Software (ES&S) has helped election officials run successful and secure elections.

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