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Electoral College The Minority Candidate
1,166 wordsSince the foundation of America, the Electoral College has been the means of deciding the next president of the United States. Until the recent fiasco in the 2000 Florida presidential election, most people accepted the Electoral College as a fair way to decide a future president. In truth, the Electoral College has always been imbalanced and unfair. It was originally designed in Article II of the Constitution, so that each state receives an elector for every senator (two per state) and represent...
President And The Electoral College
392 wordsElectoral College The Electoral College is not important in choosing the president of the United States. I agree with this because it should matter what the voters say, this is a democracy and it should be the people's final choice, and if the Electoral College changes the voters' choice then they will be the ones to blame if our country goes haywire. The Electoral College has a final say in which president will be chosen. It's not right because if the majority of the voters choose one president...
Majority Of Electoral Votes
1,131 wordsThe Electoral College is the system established by the Founding Fathers to select the President of the United States. It is important that Americans have a fundamental knowledge of this system, and the obstacles overcame in its development. There were many obstacles faced by the Founding Fathers while constructing the government. America was comprised of 13 states that wanted to protect their individual rights and leery of a strong centralized government. The nation's population lay across a vas...
571 words6 rolls of president: 1) chief of state- the ceremonial head of the government of the U.S. 2) chief executive- vested by the Constitution with the executive power of the U.S. - the most powerful office in the world 3) chief administrator- of Federal Government, heading one of the largest governmental machines the world ahs known 4) chief diplomat- the main architect of American foreign policy and the nations chief spokesperson to the rest of the world 5) commander in chief- in close concert with...
First Design Of The Electoral College
857 wordsThe constitutional Convention was considering a few different processes of electing a president. The first idea to elect a president was to have Congress choose the president, but some people didn't like this idea, because they felt that it would lead to disagreement and overall conflict in Congress with people getting their feelings hurt. Some people thought that corruption and foreign powers would step in and get in the way, and some people thought that the balance between the legislative and ...
Absolute Majority Of The Electoral Votes
299 wordsIn the United States, the president is elected by the use of the Electoral College. Political parties in each State submit to the State's chief election official a list of individuals pledge to their candidate for president and equal in number to the State's electoral vote; therefore, the members of Congress and employees of the federal government are prohibited from serving as an electoral in order to maintain the balance between the legislative and executive branches of the federal government....
Total Number Of Electors
457 wordsThe Electoral College The Electoral College process is part of the original design of the U.S. Constitution. It consists of senators and representatives who direct their votes for the state they represent. The United States Constitution provides that electors be "chosen" every four years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The method of choosing electors is determined by the individual states. In all states they are chosen at a general election. The number of electors for ea...
Majority In The Electoral College
468 wordsIntroduction - - Four years out of our lives are placed in one persons hands. That person is so valuable to our country that he has to be elected in such a precise manor that there shall be no mistakes. The Electoral College is the statutory system in the United States for the election of the President and the Vice President. In 1787 at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Constitution of the United States was created. It was here that we had drafted the system for wh...
Winner Of Florida's Electoral Votes
1,351 wordsElectoral College The next President of the United States, the successor to William Jefferson Clinton and man who will lead America as the first President of the new millennium is George W. Bush, the Republican governor of Texas, the son of a former President. Or it's Democratic Vice President Al Gore, President Clinton's right hand man for the past eight years. One of these gentlemen is the next leader of the free world. Who that gentleman is will in all likelihood be determined by the Supreme ...
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