Campaigns in comparative context

Campaigns in comparative context - U.S. Campaigns in...

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U.S. Campaigns in Comparative Context I. Process for Congressional Elections (House and Senate) A. The Basics of Nomination 1. Candidates are selected via a primary election 2. Timing 3. "Special" Types of Primaries a. Blanket/Jungle i. What is it? -All candidates of all parties run… -Voters choose one for each office and can vote… -For each party, the candidate with the highest vote share gets the nomination ii. Who uses it/has used it? -Washington, California iii. Implications? -A different dynamic because it… b. Louisiana i. How does it work? -Primary is actually on Election Day, with candidates from all parties on the same ballot -If one gets over 50%, he or she is elected -If there is no majority… ii. Some Examples B. The Basics of Election -On the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even-numbered years…. 1. All seats in the House of Representatives are selected (2 year terms) 2. One-third of the seats in the Senate are selected (6 year terms) a. Class I, Class II, Class III
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