LO-14Br AG Voting, Campaigning. _ Elections

LO-14Br AG Voting, Campaigning. _ Elections - Voting,...

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Voting, Campaigning, and Elections LO-14 General Few things more important to Framers of Constitution than elections 18 th C English citizens had little to say on who governed them Even colonists didn’t elect own legislators Framers also aware that Republic could founder because leaders might try to manipulate elections, tamper w/terms of office, simply abolish elections, or keep the people’s representatives from meeting So they were interested establishing a government that was not able to subverted by a powerful execute, responsive to the wishes of the people, and one that was guided by prudent judgment not whim or emotion To constrain executive attempts to manipulate elections, tamper w/terms of office, or abolish elections, keep the people’s representatives from meeting, the Framers were very specific in the Constitution on How the people in the states would be represented And how often the people’s representative would meet
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