Essays Tagged: "general election"

Pakistan

the only Pakistani leader to be given a second chance at ruling (Newberg 19). On October 6, 1993 a general election was held in Pakistan. The Pakistan People's Party (or PPP) received a majority of t ...

(5 pages) 126 1 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Why Did the Polls Get it Wrong in 1992 in Brittain?

rom the time when polling began to be widely used before an election, in 1945, until 1987, the last general election before 1992, the polls have on average been correct to within 1.3% of the vote shar ... r own private polls to the press, resulting in a late surge of support (Crewe, 1992, p.478).Britain generally has a much greater number of opinion polls carried out than in other countries, this is du ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

How Bob Dole Could Have Won The Election Of 1996

lowed the Nixon ideology of going 'starboard' in the primaries and coming back to the center in the general election. The only question was whether Dole had gone too far right and would not be able to ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What were the decisive factors determining the outcome of the 2001 general election (UK)?

There were many factors contributing to the outcome of the 2001 general election, some more important than others. The decisive factors include media influence, dea ... nd able to relate to the electorate whereas William Hague was portrayed negatively in the media and generally disliked by the electorate. It is almost inevitable that the personality's of party leader ... were usually more volatile and hesitant about which party to support. In the 2001 election, people generally voted for the party that they thought was best on what they considered the most important ...

(4 pages) 34 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

This essay is a satire about the 2003 California Elections.

whole range of possibilities.Only 39.9% of the current population of the United States votes in the general election. (McDonald, Michael, http://elections.gmu.edu/VAP_VEP.htm, April 2003) This is an a ... .gmu.edu/VAP_VEP.htm, April 2003) This is an amazingly low turnout percentage, considering that the general election is only once a year. Having people vote in an election every two weeks might be a p ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Did the British Liberal Government of 1906-14 create the early Welfare State?

In January 1906 the Liberals came to power after winning the general election by a massive majority over the Tories. Once in power they were to set about on crea ... ciples. Once taxes were raised they used the increase in income in order to pay for the reforms. In general the introduction of the reforms was widely popular. Society benefited from the reforms and a ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Case Study: The General Election of 1951

A CASE STUDYTHE GENERAL ELECTION OF 1951THE SUTTON CONSTITUENCY OF PLYMOUTH'Victory but not triumph for the Conserva ... Labour party in its 1945 manifesto had been put into practice, leaving the party directionless. The general election of 1950 had slashed Attlee's majority to just six seats. Attlee's cabinet was strai ... ton and Devonport parliamentary divisions were regarded by both parties' as key factors in the 1951 General Election. As early as December 1950 opinion polls placed Labour a head with a 2 per cent lea ...

(13 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Electoral Politics

ion and electoral politics, like choices of human being in elections, basic ideas of human being in general election and the modern style of election activities. Next, it tells us the role of election ... on of electoral politics.牋牋牋牋In the principle field, it talks about the general principle, fair principle, 'one person, one vote' principle, secret vote principle, free ele ...

(6 pages) 92 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Assess the Extent to Which the Activities of Political Parties Enhance Democracy (in the UK)

Today in Britain, as in many Western countries, we have a representative democracy. This is generally viewed as opportunities for participation for the electorate in the form of general electi ... torate for its actions; if the party makes unpopular moves then it will not be voted in at the next general election. In Britain today, people also expect openness and information from the government ...

(5 pages) 42 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Info on Pierre Elliott Trudeau

ly the leader of the political party that wins a majority of the seats in the House of Commons in a general election. Although the role of a prime minister in Canada is not defined by any law or const ...

(1 pages) 26 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

To what extent does social class continue to affect voting behaviour in Britain?

e Labour Party best represents the interests of our class, then we are likely to vote Labour in the general election. Since the 1970s, explanations of deviant voting have been more than ever called fo ... viour helped to create a two party system with Labour and the Conservatives dominating post war era general election winnings. With such a strong two party system, and strong links between the working ...

(12 pages) 30 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Analyzing Thatcherism: An Economic and Social Reeducation by PJ

Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first ever female Prime Minister following the general election in May of 1979. She and her cabinet inherited a country in peril. The economy was m ... r to thank. Thatcherism was acceptable again and it resulted in another Conservative victory in the general election later in the year.The landslide Tory victory in 1983 marked the beginning of the se ...

(6 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Why did the conservatives lose the 1945 general election?

With the Second World War coming to and end in Europe, Churchill called a general election. What followed was perhaps on of the greatest swing of public confidence of the 20t ... ense of social awareness and thus did little to change the its stance on social policy, despite the general agreement after the war that the public deserved something better. The conservative were not ... lts of the election show that it's simply not just a loss of faith in conservative ideas. Bt a more general swing of public opinion. Desiring a better standard of living labours policy of social refor ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

British Parlament.

ach of them represents an area in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. MPs are elected either at a general election or at a by-election following the death or retirement. Parliamentary elections are ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Book Report on: A Geddes and J Tonge (editors), "Britain Decides". The UK General Election 2005 (Palgrave)

scription of the election and then to offer a critical analysis of these points.The outcome of this general election was that Labour's majority was slashed and this has been mainly due to Tony Blair's ... tage of Brown's high level of popularity and used him as a shield of some sort, benefiting from the general impression that he will stand down as Prime Minister. Gordon Brown more closely represents o ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Natural Law Party

y proven solutions to the nation's problems. The party fielded candidates for 310 seats in the 1992 general election, receiving 0.4% of the vote in the constituencies it contested. The "Natural Law P ...

(4 pages) 401 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Majority Of Texas Voters Are Republicans

gnment, I was actually surprised at how many Democrats there are in Texas. For example, in the 1996 General Election, Republican Bob Dole received 48.8% of the votes in Texas while Democrat Bill Clint ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

To what extent has social class been replaced by o

lain why we vote the way that we do, the best we can do is to spot trends and patterns which can be generalised to explain the often irrational behaviour of the electorate. This is a statement psephol ... nd upper classes have tended to vote Conservative. Evidence of this view can be drawn from the 2001 general election as Conservative received 40% of votes from class AB, whereas Labour received only 3 ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Median Voter

y adopting ideological positions to get as many voters as possible. (Morton p.93) In our two-person general election for president in November, the candidates should "converge" on the median voter pos ... ctory in the election. Morton states ," the key reality of American elections is that candidate are generally different and offer distinct position.(p. 96) If Goldwater would have tried to be more mod ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government