Presidency - Presidency 20:11 Outline...

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Presidency 20:11 Outline The constitutional basics of the presidency The constitutional powers of the presidency The rise of presidential government Presidential government Constitutional basics Article II of constitution o Qualification Natural born citizen Thirty five years old…. Resident citizen of us for 14 years o Method of selection o Basic powers o Establishes unity executive  Selection of president o By direct election> by congress? By indirect election? o By electoral college (indirect) Electoral college o Each states votes for president # votes = senators + representatives o legislature choose how to select electors legislatures direct election o 18:56: every state allowed voters to pick What if there is a tie?
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o 538 electoral votes 269 to 269. No majority. After election, electors could switch sides
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course PO PO211 taught by Professor Reeves during the Spring '09 term at BU.

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