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Election

INTRODUCTION An election is a decision making process by which people choose leaders. Elections are the most important ingredient of democracy, and have been said to be the factor that either breaks or builds the democracy of a state. This essay shall discuss the effectiveness of elections as a measure of democracy citing examples from recently held election in African countries. A conclusion shall be drawn at the end. DEFINITION OF KEY CONCEPTS The term, democracy comes from the Greek word, dēmokratía...

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Manual Election or Automated Election

May 2013 Election: Manual System or Automated Election System Introduction Elections have played an integral role in the development of one’s country. Essentially, an election is a procedure by which members of communities and/or organizations choose persons to hold an office. It is a technique of rendering authority and/or creating representative bodies. Elections are often linked to the idea of democratic representation. Therefore, an election is a device for filling an office or posts through choices...

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Pakistan Elections

Whilst the tenure of a democratically elected government comes to an end, political parties in Pakistan are gearing up for elections. Almost all significant parties have ruled the country one way or the other during the past five years. Perhaps, Elections 2013 are going to take place at the most critical time in the history of country. On the verge of selling their story to the public, the anti-status quo parties will have to produce a revolutionary and out of the box solutions to people’s problems...

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Steps of the Election

didn’t have a lot of choices it seemed. The Primaries are the first step of the election process. In this step there are multiple candidates competing to be their parties’ nominee. During this step people can cast a vote towards who they wish to become their parties’ nominee. These elections can be either opened or closed. In the closed election only people from the specified party can vote. In an open election people from all parties can vote. Conventions ...

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elections and democracy

QUESTION 1; 1. Do you think elections can be a good measure of democracy? Discuss this statement in relation to elections recently held in African countries you are familiar with. INTRODUCTION The year 2011 experienced serious levels of political activities in Africa such as political upheavals, middle-east uprisings and elections in many countries. Most Islamic nations rose against their long-ruling leaders, hence saw the ousted of Egyptian Hosni Mubarak and the killing of Muamar...

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CA Election

 Constituent Assembly-2: I am ready to Vote As a first time voter, I am pretty much excited and confused about the upcoming CA election. Excited because I am voting for the first time and my single vote would elect someone who would one day draw the future of Nepal. I would want to thank the Election Commission for accepting the proposal from the political parties to extend the registration deadline by a week because it helped me to enroll my name in the list, which grants power to overthrow...

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Presidential Election

a guide to the Election Process http://www.lwv.org/files/2012ElectingThePresident_1.pdf 1 a) For how long does the process of the US election last? It begins immediately after the preceding election and doesn’t end until the voters have their say b) When does it start? At noon on the 20th of January following a presidential election. c)When does it end? In November on the election-day. 2) What is...

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Elections and India

Elections in India India has an asymmetric federal government, with elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. At the national level, the head of government, Prime Minister, is elected by the members of Lok Sabha, lower house of the parliament of India.All members of Lok Sabha except two, who can be nominated by president of India, are directly elected through general elections which takes place every five years, in normal circumstances, by universal adult suffrage. Members of Rajya...

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Elections in a Democracy

Elections certainly are a necessary element in a functioning democracy. Elections charachetristcally exist to provide the governed with voice and choice so as to whom they are governed by. Elections although essential are not the only prerequisite to democracy. A successful democracy should have a strong constitution that advocates protection of civil liberties and prescribes a separation of powers. In a democracy elections are vital but a constitution is first and foremost the greater necessity...

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The 1924 Election: Suffrage and Election Outcome

presidential, state, and local elections. Men in the United States held social perceptions of women that influenced the women’s suffrage movement and the election of 1924. Efforts were made to persuade women to vote and participate in democracy; however, political parties also reacted to these new potential voters concerning campaign strategies and tactics to keep women away from the polls. Despite this massive change for the voting rights of women, the election of 1924 was only slightly impacted...

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