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Unformatted text preview: Elections Discussion Assignment Consider your experience of elections. Write about one typed page (20 lines double-spaced Times New Roman type) responding to the following questions. 1. Have you taken part in a nominating process by primary vote, caucus, or political committee? If so, describe your experience. If not, have you seen reports of nominations in news media? If so, describe your experience. 2. Were you satisfied that nominations that you have participated in or seen reported a) fairly represented the wishes of the party? b) fairly represented the best choices available to all voters? 3. Have you taken part in or seen reported presidential elections conducted using the electoral college system? If so, describe your experience. 4. Do you feel that the advantages of the electoral college system (usually, providing a clear-cut winner quickly, and encouraging candidates to pay attention to smaller, less urban states)...
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- Spring '10