Political Parties in a Presidential System

Political Parties in a Presidential System - somewhat...

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Political Parties in a Presidential System Parliamentary vs. presidential party systems o Relationship of legislature to the executive o Regularity of elections o Allocation of seats (first past the post) o Nominations (list system in proportional representation system) o “Third” parties o Coalition governments (unity government- usually in times of war, parties
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Unformatted text preview: somewhat disappear and everyone loves each other) • Party behavior in a presidential system o Median voter- how do parties attract this person? • Voting behavior in the US o Sociotropic voting- voting based on economic performance, higher income more likely to vote...
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