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Unformatted text preview: Johnson assassinated on the day of the California primary o Results: The elites are voting against popular vote and supporting the vice president instead of Kennedy-Mogovern frasner reform o New voting process here pimary/caucses actually mean something-Current election rocess: o Super delgates: for the most part, they don’t change the outcome. o In the case of Obama/Clinton, they could’ve swayed the votes to Clinton but decided to go with the popular vote. -President Carter o Very unlikely president who invested in the first caucus in Iowa and won through that strategic method o The earlier states = Iowa, NH, etc.-National process (opposite of the state-by-state process we have now) o Only the big population cities/states would be campaigned Candidates with less money wouldn’t have a chance. Chapter 1: Democracy...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course GOV 303L taught by Professor Albertson during the Spring '12 term at University of Texas.
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