Essays Tagged: "ballots"

Twelve angry Men

deciding, the jurors decide to take a preliminary vote to see where they stand. After counting the ballots the vote is 11 to 1, guilty. Juror number eight is the one who votes not guilty. The reason ...

(2 pages) 132 2 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Electoral College: Problems and Solution" Problems: undemocratic, outdated, etc. Solution: Direct Popular Election

vote for their president. Instead, they vote for a slate of electors who are supposed to cast their ballots for a particular candidate. The number of electoral votes is allocated according to the size ...

(8 pages) 457 4 3.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Time for reform? considering the failures of the electoral college in the US

for an Elector. ThisElector (who is selected by the respective state in which a vote is cast) casts ballots for two individuals, thePresident and the Vice-President. Each state has the same number of ...

(7 pages) 191 0 1.6 Dec/1993

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

American History,The Reform Party.

t f his way and spent 60,000,000 out if his own money to get his policy option and candidate on the ballots in all 50 states.The Reform Party believed that they should be committed to the reform polit ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Civil Rights Leaders: Martin Luther King vs. Malcolm X shows differences between the two leaders' ways of trying to achieve rights for blacks in the struggle for Civil rights

ast names. Therefore, he changed it to X, hence Malcolm X. "Independence only comes in two ways--by ballots or bullets. Historically you'll find that everyone who gets freedom gets it through ballots ... d that everyone who gets freedom gets it through ballots or bullets. Now naturally everyone prefers ballots, and even I prefer ballots, but I don't discount bullets. I'm not interested in either ballo ...

(4 pages) 160 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The 12th Amendment

m, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice Pres ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The 12th Amendment

m, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as President, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as Vice Pres ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Agenda Setting

elections. I was one of the many people watching the state-by-state coverage of the counting of the ballots. Of course, they (the media) gave the state of Florida to Gore. Here we are looking directly ... true believer that this specific situation is the cause for all the counting and recounting of the ballots and the scrutinization of all the ballots.This specific situation then caused all the media ...

(1 pages) 431 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Supreme Court In 2000 Election

again the prediction was repealed. Bush was still ahead, but by fewer than two thousand votes. The ballots were recounted and Bush's margin shrunk to less than two hundred. This is when things starte ... rneys argued that federal law was being broken. They stated that the laws governing the counting of ballots were being changed after the election had taken place. He also said that these laws governin ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Electorial College

s process begins in late summer when parties choose their nominees for president. Voters cast their ballots for president evey four years on the first Monday in November. The voters are not directly v ...

(1 pages) 1082 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Lincoln Steffens

is" in the 2000 Presidential election appear as no more that a mere case of teenagers ripping ballots in half and voting twice in a class election. Yet the news covered the 2000 recount so close ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Public Policy Issue

d allow school levies to pass with a simple majority vote like all other initiatives that go to the ballots. This paper will address initiative 4204, explain the pros and cons of this initiative ident ... gton. The initiative if passed by the voters would allow the district to propose levies on election ballots with just a simple majority to pass. The levies help the day-to-day running of all schools. ...

(13 pages) 131 0 3.8 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Election

Al Gore appealed to Florida judges on Wednesday to immediately order a manual recount of contested ballots that he says hold the votes to give him presidency. Voters protest from southern Florida and ... lawyers to file an appeal with a state appeals court asking for an immediate rcount of about 14,000 ballots.Although the ballots are to arrive in Tallahassee by Friday afternoon, the judge, Leon Count ...

(2 pages) 467 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Is our government today really about the people, when the

ericans were able to have a look at the convention halls to see Eisenhower and Stevenson put on the ballots. This election was also the first where Eisenhower hired a well-known ad agency to produce c ... er generation. This election proved to be just as exciting as any before with the too close to call ballots and the weeks of anticipation. This also didn't disappoint us with all the scandals and lies ...

(8 pages) 447 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Most Important Issue Is Voting

can hold signs, protest, and speak to the government about their children voting. With our parents ballots we can voice our opinion.If everyone got involved in the elections the world would be a much ...

(1 pages) 20 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Republicans and Democrats How evenly balanced were the Democratic and Republican Parties during the late nineteenth century? How did this balance flow from different regional and sociocultural bases?

he periods of non-presidential elections, over 60 percent of the eligible voters turned out to cast ballots for congressional and local candidates. Although large numbers of potential voters did not h ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Electoral College - What Is It, Different Types, Process, Examples (2000 Election)

opular voter winner has rarely happened. The electors then go to their state capital and cast their ballots. The ballots are sent to Congress and it is formally counted and declares who the winner is ... e Democratic. In other areas throughout Florida. Democratic lawyers believed that re-counting those ballots by hand might show which candidate the voters intended to choose. They thought that it might ...

(7 pages) 873 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government