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Voting System of the USA

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Transcript of Voting System of the USA

vs.
Al Gore
George Bush
Election in the year 2000
popular vote:
50.999.897 - 48 % 50.456.002 - 47%
electoral vote:
266 271

Voting System of the USA
GFS, Isabell Fien E1
Outline
1. Political System of the USA
2. Who can vote?
3. How to become the president
3.1. Primaries & Caucuses
3.2. National Conventions
3.3. Electoral College
4. Winner takes it all Principle
5. Swing States & Save States
6. Long night of Election
7. Election of the Congress
8. The US Budget
9.The president
9.1 Power of the president
10. Democrats & Republicans




Political System of the USA
Legislative
House of Representatives
+ Senate
Executive
President + Vice President + Cabinet
Judicative
Supreme Court = 9 judges
"Checks and Balances"
Who can vote?
You have to be an 18 years old
citizen who live in America as
a permanent resident.
About 200 million American citizens are allowed to vote
How to become the next
president
Primaries & Caucuses
National Conventions
Electoral College
Nation
Electoral College
President
consist of 538 people
Winner takes it all Principle
10
8
Candidate
A
Candidate
B
18
Candidate
A
+
If you have been prisoner who has no citizen rights.
be born in the USA
be at least 35 years old
have been an U.S resident for the last 14 years
Party members select the best candidate by a series of discussions and vote.
All eligible selectors or just selected party members provide a secret vote for their preferred candidate.
The candidate wins the campaign,
if he received majority of 270 electors.
Swing States & Save States
Long night of election
Voting of the Congress
Voting System of the USA
Congress
Voting of the Congress
House of Representatives
Senate
- 100 seats with 2 agents of every state
- election period lasts over 6 years
- every 2 years one third of the seats
become refilled.
- 435 seats with agents of entire
America
- every 2 years it is a majority
voting
Nation determines the agents for each state
The President
- first black president
- since 2008 the 44th in his office
- in 2012 he was elected a second time
Democrats
Republicans
- health care
- for death penalty
- supporting the middle-class
- Social issues
- job creation
- education
- clean energy
- very conservative party
- against the marriage between a pair of the
same gender
- against abortion
- stick to civil possession
of weapons
Bibliography
Thank you for listening
http://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2012-11/usa-wahl-wahlsystem
https://www.planet-schule.de/wissenspool/usa-wahl/inhalt/hintergrund/das-wahlsystem.html
http://politik-wirtschaft.germanblogs.de/das-wahlsystem-in-amerika-wie-waehlt-man-in-den-usa/
http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/ergebnisse-der-praesidentschaftswahl-2012-us-senat-repraesentantenhaus-a-860552.html
http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/das-wahlsysten-der-usa-a-864704.html
http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog
http://www.uswahl.lpb-bw.de/nominierungsparteitage_usa2012.html
http://www.zeit.de/politik/ausland/2014-01/us-haushalt-steht-2014
http://www.americanet.de/html/politisches_system__democratic.html
create laws
approve justices
decide about war
responsible for the defensive, treasury and homeland security
financed by donations
select the final candidate of each party
costs more than 40 Million Dollar
presidential candidates choose their Running Mates
promoting their ideas
The president is allowed to officiate for
2 terms with 4 years duration each.
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