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ELECTION IN DEMOCRATIC STATES

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Transcript of ELECTION IN DEMOCRATIC STATES

elections in democratic states
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DEMOCRACY
- means democracy by the people
SUFFRAGE
- right to vote.
Nominations and Candidate selection
GROUP 2
cassandra layson
rincy dominic calamba
peaches
raika
sir ramon
definition
- a political system which rules out the government to make fair decisions
- in democracy people either
DIRECTLY
or
INDIRECTLY
take part in governing.
what's the difference ???
in direct democracy people vote directly on issues/laws
in indirect democracy the people vote representatives to act for them.
ELECTION
-is a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.(wikipedia)
-act or process of electing.
history
ELECTION
DEMOCRACY
-used as early in history as ancient Greece and Rome.
- used in the vedic period.
-can be traced back from classical Athens to the present day.
- equality is embodied in the right to vote.
- 508 BC
characteristics
qualifications for voting in the US
1. citizenship
2. age
3. registration
4. residency
6. english language skills
5. no felons
COMPULSORY VOTING
NON-VOTING
VS
- a system where voting is a requirement.
- if an aligible voter does not attend measures will be imposed
countries with CV
Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Democratic Republic of Congo
Ecuador
Luxembourg
Nauru
Peru
Ecuador
Singapore
Uruguay
Schaffhausen
- a strategy by some who wish to
promote a free society to be either
unethical or impractical.
direct democracy
in a
a candidate can be nominated by any eligible person.
THANK YOU !!!
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"the most important distinction in registration system lies in who takes responsibility in getting people registered."
EUROPEAN DEMOCRACIES
UNITED STATES
vs.
-door to door registration
-initiative registration
mail
registration
-upon moving to another state you must
undergo the registration process again.
"motor law"
driver's license
mail-in registration
registration forms in at public assisstance agencies
- if an eligible voter fails, one is required by law to submit an explanation.
Main influences on turnout:
competitiveness
proportionality
Clear winners
unicameralism
Nomination
- the legal procedures by which election authorities certify certain persons as qualified candidates for office and print their names on the official ballot.
Candidate selection
- is the mainly extralegal process by which political parties decide which persons will be designated on the ballot and in election communications as their recommended candidates.
what is the significance of candidate selection ???
formal nominating procedures
* Petitions
* party list designation
- british
- most nations
* Direct Primary
- US alone
closed primaries
Crossover primaries
open primaries
blanket primaries
nonpartisan primaries
ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS
OF FREE ELECTIONS
regular elections
meaningful choices
freedom to put forth candidates
freedom to know and discuss the choices
universal adult suffrage
equal weighting of votes
free registration of choices
accurate counting of choices and reporting of results
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