Selecting the President

Selecting the - Selecting the President Four Stage Process Pre-Nomination Nomination General Election and Electoral College Pre-Nomination Money

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Selecting the President Four Stage Process – Pre-Nomination, Nomination, General Election, and Electoral College Pre-Nomination Money Primary Battle for Money, Name Recognition, Spend Time in N.H. & IA Many Fall Out Here – Quayle, Alexander, Kasich, Dole Nomination Process Congressional Caucuses Early 1800s – process controlled by Congress Party Conventions Local Caucus or Meeting Local Party Convention District Convention State Convention National Convention – Selects Party Nominee Dominated by Party Regulars – a relatively small group Direct Primary – an election in which voters and not party leaders directly choose the party’s nominees for political office Result of the Progressive Movement From 1924-1968 played a limited role in the delegate process – less than 40% of delegates were selected thru primaries Humphrey won 1968 nomination without competing in the primary process Since 1968 Primaries have played a larger role – over 70% of
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PS 110 taught by Professor Scottj.lasley during the Spring '08 term at Western Kentucky University.

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Selecting the - Selecting the President Four Stage Process Pre-Nomination Nomination General Election and Electoral College Pre-Nomination Money

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