Political_Campaigns

Political_Campaigns - POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS SERVING AMERICAN...

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POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS – SERVING AMERICAN POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS – SERVING AMERICAN DEMOCRACY? DEMOCRACY? To an extent that astonishes a foreigner, modern America is about the holding of elections. Anthony King House of Representatives Every 2 years The President, Vice President Every 4 years Senate Every 6 years Primaries Every 2, 4, or 6 years State and local officials Every 4 years Indeed, there is no year in the United States – ever – when a major statewide election is not being held somewhere. Anthony King
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The U.S. Presidential elections – voter turnout (%) The U.S. Presidential elections – voter turnout (%) 2008 61.7 1988 50.1 1968 60.9 2004 55.3 1984 53.1 1964 61.9 2000 51.0 1980 52.6 1960 62.8 1996 49.0 1976 53.5 1956 59.4 1992 55.2 1972 55.2 1952 61.6 Range: Range: 49-63% 49-63% of the voting-age of the voting-age population population
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World parliamentary elections (most recent) – voter turnout World parliamentary elections (most recent) – voter turnout (%) (%) Iceland
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