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Elections and Voting

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An election is a modern democratic decision-making process in which people choose an individual to hold public office. Elections are also used in different private and business organizations, voluntary associations and corporations.
pretty sure it was James Micheal Curley Evacuation day was his way of getting the Irish holiday in Boston of St. Patricks day   It was James Micael, as he is known in this area. Ther have been many stories aabout him over the years, paricularly as the related to his coddling the "Irish vote…
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They didn't. That phrase appears nowhere in the constitution. That was established by law in later years. Why the first week in November was chosen I do not know but the first Monday after the first Tuesday formulation was used in order to prevent election day from falling on a Sunday or on All Sain…
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Establishment of the Presidential Election Process Number 68 in the "Federalist Papers" explains some of the reasons why the U.S. Constitutional Convention settled on the Electoral College system. Alexander Hamilton is thought to have written the essay. Any library will have the original, or you …
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No, but there was a headline that read: Dewey Defeats Truman, in the Chicago Tribune. There are links below. The story goes that the election results were slow coming in, and the editors wanted to go home, so they decided to approve the headline before the results were in. Part of the reason they w…
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:Actually, neither of the answers below are accurate. Article 2, section 1, clause 4 of the Constitution states, "The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States." (note: odd spell…
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It's not that the Democrats were unable to nominate their own candidate - it's that they chose not to. Ulysses S. Grant had been president for four years already and the Republican party was split over the question of a second term. His first four years were marked by corruption, incompetency, an…
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Yes, you can register. Each state has felon voting laws that may restrict people convicted of and/or incarcerated for a felony from registering or voting. For more information, see Related Links.
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Stephen A. Douglas - Herschel Vespasian Johnson (Democratic) Abraham Lincoln - Hannibal Hamlin (Republican), John C. Breckinridge - Joseph Lane (Southern Democratic) John Bell - Edward Everett (Constitutional Union). Abraham Lincoln won the election to become the 16th President of the United State…
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Unfortunately, some do. As an Australian living in Australia I see Americans preoccupied by Hollywood while equally blindly following their politicians who care not for them but are only interested in improving the situation for the rich & corporations. You can tell a country's substance by h…
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The two elections may be similar in some ways. The country is divided as to how to end the Iraq War and get the soldiers home. However, during the 1968 campaign, the anti-war protestors were much more vocal and more violent. During the 1968 Democratic convention, the Chicago police had to call out t…
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the people  U.S. House of Representatives: Each state is divided into districts according to population. Larger the population, the more districts. Every state is guaranteed at least one Representative. Each district within each state elects a Representative to the House.    U.S.…
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The people
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The televised debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon was probably the most decisive event for the election of 1960. The growth of TV as a new medium, and declined use of radio marked a significant change in how campaigns are ran today. For the TV appearance, Nixon refused to wear make-u…
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It indicates that the candidates or the issues on the ballot failed to be of sufficient interest to the electorate. This issue happens when less than normal or expected voters show up at the poll.It also refers to voters who vote in gubernatorial elections but not presidential elections of the same …
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The Westward expansion was very important during the election of 1844, because sectionalism was continuing to grow in the country. While Henry Clay objected to the annexation of Texas, his opponent, James Polk supported it, and won the election as a result.
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The re-election of Abraham Lincoln in November of 1864 ended all hopes for a negotiated peace between the North and the South.
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Most likely he would not. His libertarian positions would probably be considered too radical for today's right-wing Republicans that make up the loudest voice of the Republican party.
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16 is the number of electoral votes allotted to the state of Georgia according to the 2010 census. This is one more than it had from the previous census.
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Democrats and Independents in the Democratic PrimaryRepublicans and Independents in the Republican Primarydepends on the state and the party by-laws
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2 year terms
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Roosevelt
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I think the answer is "yes". There is nothing in US law makes it illegal. However, with exceptions for military and diplomatic personnel, generally, US citizens permanently residing outside the US are unable to vote in US elections*. But not all nations are this way, and some nations allow, and in…
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there are supposedly 575,000 registered voters in detroit. there are only 625,000 people over 18 there! 92% are registered to vote?
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In the United States, federal Election day is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The next federal election will be November 8, 2016. Presidential elections are held in years divisible by 4. Congressional elections are held in years divisible by 2.
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The people of a single congressional district elect each Representative; the people of an entire state elect each Senator.
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Francois Hollande defeated Nicholas Sarkozy to become the new president of France in 2012.
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American citizens who are 18 or older are usually eligible to vote. (Some ex-criminals are barred from voting.) Advanced registration is required most places and a voter has to go to his assigned polling place.
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A candidate is someone who runs for an office. He is said to be a candidate for that office.
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A parliamentary system is a system of government in which the ministers of the executive branch are drawn from and accountable to the legislature, such that the executive and legislative branches are intertwined. In such a system, the head of government acts as de facto chief executive and chief leg…
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Thomas E. Dewey was the republican candidate in 1944
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The first election for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly was held in 1856, while it was a Crown Colony.
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Manuel-Chiquiting-Sagarbarria is the new Mayor  Alan Gel Cordova elected as a vice mayor.    1.) Antonio Remollo (DI-member) 2.) Joe Kenneth Arbas 3.) Franklin Esmeña Jr. 4.) Erwin Macias 5.) Nilo Sayson 6.) Dr. JV Imbo 7.) Manuel Arbon 8.) Edion Catan 9.) Dr. Noel de Jes…
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Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes, and George W. Bush were the three Preidents who were elected by the Electoral College, although the had less popular votes than their opponents.
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Election day is the first Tuesday in November unless November 1 falls on Tuesday. In that case the election is moved to November 8. Presidential elections in the US are held every four years in years that are divisible by four. Congressmen and Senators are also elected on this same day. The next pre…
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the election of 1876Some ome won and became the president
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We the people elect the members of congress.
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2 year terms,is correct I am sure of it :I
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Deviance usually means perversion or criminality (or both).
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Overall there are a total of 538 electors and so 538 electoral votes. Each state gets one electoral vote for each member of the House of Representatives and two electoral votes for the number of Senators. The number of members in the House of Representatives was fixed at 435 in 1911 and there are t…
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It took place in 1951-52
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Jackson Andrew Jackson lost to John Q. Adams before winning a presidency He lost (in the House of Representatives) in 1824 but won in 1828 Previously, Thomas Jefferson had lost in 1796 and won in 1800. Subsequently, William Henry Harrison lost in 1836 but won in 1840, and Richard Nixon lost in…
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Separation of powers is the power of each branch of Government which although are separate are not entirely separate as each branch provides checks and balances for the others
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In 1844, the us presidential election featured a debate on westward expansion. John K. Polk won presidency. He was a slaveholder, and firmly favored annexation of Texas "at the earliest practicable."
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Voters were concerned about the rise of communism, which was popular in China and Eastern Europe at the time, the growing power of the federal government, bribery and corruption in politics, the Korean War led to some inflation, strikes, and labor unrest, and most of all, a Korean armistice (truce) …
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the separation of the judicial, legislative asnd executive branches.
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to chose the canadates........and to see which candidates have the better chance of winning the presidential election and to save the other people their money so they won't waste it on ads and what- not when the really have no chance in winning the election....and to narrow down the candidates to se…
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A referendum is a process that allows citizens to approve or reject a law passed by a legislature. A referendum is the principle or practice or referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection.(see related link)a general vote by the…
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The U.S. Forest Service is part of the Department of Agriculture.
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A Nation building is an all enconpassing process that accomodates no limits, and election is part and parcel of moving country forward, rgardless of whether a country is a liberal democracy or socialist democracy, including communist China. A process of Election Malprarctice (EM) ia s process that s…
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answer to election of 1824 and 1828.the method of the election of 1824 and 1828 was for john Q Adams to win the tie by getting Henry clays vote and the house of representatives votes, but for the citizens to get mad at john Q. Adams for cheating and them voting for Jackson the next election in 1828.
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They voted for the republicans because they thought that republicans will make things better.... Also they wanted to and people do what they want.. Why do you care?
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November. It usually happens between the 2nd and 8th. But it always happens on Tuesday.
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No, you vote for the US Senator for your specific senatorial district.
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an act of casting vote
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In 1912, former Republican president, Theodore Roosevelt failed to get the Republican nomination over the incumbent President Taft, so he formed his own "Bull Moose" party and ran anyway in opposition to Taft as well as the Democrat Wilson. Roosevelt split the Republican vote. Wilson won even though…
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To ask for a bond to be issued to cover the cost of projects. This must be done during an election.
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Answer About 122.2 million people voted in the 2004 presidential election.
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The candidates are: Barack Obama(Democtratic Party), John McCain(Republican Party), Bob Barr(Independent) and Ralph Nader(Independent).
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Al Gore, who was Bill Clinton's Vice-President, narrowly lost the electoral vote count, and thereby the election, to George W. Bush, governor of Texas and son of President George H. Bush. Suits challenging the outcome were controversially decided by the US Supreme Court, which ruled in Bush v. Gore …
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because they want to if they want the president to be elected they have to vote
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270 is the minimum number required to win at president. This number is half the total of 538 plus one, i.e a majority. The number of electoral college members is set by the number of US House Representatives (set at 435 seats since 1911), the number of US Senators (2 per state = 100), plus 3 votes…
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The State of California has a total of 55 electoral votes. This represents their 53 House representatives and 2 US senators.
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Colorado has 9 electoral votes.Colorado controls 9 votes in the U. S. Presidential and Vice Presidential elections of 2004 through 2020.
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Minnesota has 10 electoral votes. The number of electoral college votes is based on the factors of the number of senators and the number of representatives. In Minnesota there are 2 senators and 8 representatives.
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4 electoral votes for each represenitive
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New Mexico has five electoral votes.
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In North Carolina, there are 15 electoral collage votes. If i answered this wrong, i am sorry, i am only in the 7th grade. I hope i helped someone out! =) if not then keep searching =) In North Carolina there is 14 electoral votes.
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three....2 senate and 1 house of representatives. (coincidently only 1 house of representatives.) depends on what the amount of house of representatives there are...if n.y had 9(for example) and 2 senates(obviously) then there would be 11 electoral votes for ny...A total of three.
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7 Oklahoma has 7 electoral votes.
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The state of Oregon has seven electoral votes in 2012, unchanged from 2008.
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Four. Two senators and two representatives. Rhode Island has four electoral votes.4
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Tennessee has 11 electoral votes. Tennessee has two U.S. Senators and nine congressmen. The state has had 11 electoral votes since 1984, and will continue to have 11 electoral votes through the 2012, 2016, and 2020 presidential elections.
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Vermont has 3 electoral votes. It has had 3 electoral votes since the 1992 presidential election and will continue to have so until after the 2020 election.
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Virginia currently has 13 electoral votes, and will have that number in the 2012, 2016, and 2020 Presidential elections. This is the same number the state had in 2008.
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West Virginia has 5 electoral votes and will continue to have so until at least the 2024 Presidential election.
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Wisconsin gets 10 votes by the 2010 census, same as it as had in 2004 and 2008.
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3 Wyoming has 3 electoral votes.The number of electoral votes for each state is equal to the sum of its number of Senators and its number of Representatives. Based on the 2010 Census, Wyoming has 3 electoral votes.
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Ward elections are elections held in each borough to elect a member of parliament for each ward in a borough to be avoice for the comunity in parliament the elected mp of each individual ward holds a surgery on a set day each week for members of the community living in that particular ward so that t…
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you take somebody side or a group of people who made secretive to fight aagainst German
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next elections in israelaccording to the law, since the last general election were held on 28.3.06, the next elections should be on march 2010. but it could be earlier, who knows, depends on the results of the coming report about the war in Lebanon last summer, and whether or not another war will be…
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Proportional representation is a style of electoral system where the outcomes depends only on the proportion of votes an alternative receives and not its geographic distribution. In a system where the winners are the ones who receives the most votes, it is not always representative of the opinions o…
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The House of Representatives decided the 1800 election after Jefferson and Burr received a tie vote in the Electoral College. Jefferson and Burr were running mates but in those days the electors each cast two votes. The winner became president and the person finished second became vice-president . …
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Most 16 year old people in the US are still in high school. They do not have the understanding to make a voting decision. And, there are no people or groups in the US even thinking about having 16 year old persons voting.
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Hubert H. Humphrey, the incumbent Vice-president , lost to Richard Nixon in 1968.He was unable to disassociate himself from Johnson's Vietnam War policy.
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The second presidential election took place in 1792 and George Washington won a second term .
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It took place in 1951-52
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In 1971, the 26th Amendment set the legal voting age at 18 for both US federal and state elections.
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Occasionally you'll find registration booths set up here and there (the library, mall, etc.) but you can go to your local seat of government, city hall, court house, or license bureau and ask. Go at least 6 weeks before the election, if you can.
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In 2016, election day will be November 8. The general election for a president is held every four years, on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
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Answer White, male, landowners.
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Communist countries like Cuba, China, and North Korea don't have elections. http://www.fenickjean.com
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