PS260Test1France - Dual Executive In the Fifth Republic is...

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Dual Executive In the Fifth Republic is described as semi-presidential system , an unusual pattern combines elements of presidential and parliamentary systems. Charles de Gaull is a founding father, he desired to make a system which have strong and independent executive. This system was believed to be good to many French. Very different from U.S and Britain, France has multiparty system. As its tradition of revolution and protest, along with multiparty system, French government seems to be less stable. Before launch into discuss the semi-presidential, it’s necessary to know how election and parties system are organized in France. Very distinct from U.S. and Britain, France has a two- ballot system , in which election is held in 2 ballots. To win on the first ballots, a candidate must obtain a majority of vote. If no candidate has a majority, then second-ballots is held to compete between two front-runners. This system encourages parties and voter to join the election since they have greater opportunity to win, if not a first-ballot, in second-ballot. For example in 2002
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2010 for the course POLITICAL PS260 taught by Professor Craigcobane during the Spring '10 term at Uni. Iceland.

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PS260Test1France - Dual Executive In the Fifth Republic is...

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