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Unformatted text preview: C. Governor has 40 days to sign or veto bill after GGA has gone home D. Governor can call Special Session 1. In Georgia, special session is usually for money and redistricting III. Census A. Every 10 years 1. Reapportionment – How many seats each state gets a) North has been losing seats, South has been gaining seats B. Redistricting 1. Have to have equal population 2. Have to consider race a) Cannot only think of race 3. Contiguity a) Miller v. Johnson (1) States could not make districts to make a minority a majority 4. Compactness 5. Respect for traditional boundaries IV. Executive Branch A. Before 1968, delegates were chosen by state party – governor, senator, mayor B. By 1972, crises change the way delegates are chosen C. Democratic National Convention nominates V. Frontloading – state votes early VI. Super-delegates – high in party – governor, senator, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Cann during the Summer '08 term at UGA.
- Summer '08
- Political Science