Electing the President - April 29th, 2010 Review questions...

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Review questions Electing a president Course evaluations April 29 th , 2010
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Presidential Nominations Congressional Caucuses: 1796-1824 e Members of congress meet to chose nominee National Conventions: 1840s on e Delegates meet at conventions to choose nominee Mixed System: 1912-1968 e Primaries as “beauty pageants” e Party elites still had power over nominations
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1968 Democratic National Convention Difficult year Politics of the nomination system
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Senator Ribicoff and Mayor Daley
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Rioting outside of the convention
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McGovern Fraser Reforms Convention delegation must be chosen in a way that is “open, timely and representative” Democrats and then Republicans develop more democratic processes. The contemporary process is dynamic. e Role of media e Political fatigue?
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Choosing a Presidential Nominee Primary: elections held for the purpose of selecting or instructing national convention delegates e Private voting, Majority of states use this method Caucus: meeting of candidate supporters who choose delegates to a state or national convention e Public voting, Lower turnout
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Party leaders who become automatic delegates. e
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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