Dmitry Medvedev

Putin control media control tv 2004 got 71 of

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: most democ regime on earth- - efforts now to publicize and emotionalize elections- smoke screen to ensure not legitimate- - element of habit- loyal to your candidate- and it is part of civic duty to show up- public demonstration for support of regime - Central electoral commission- determine eligible voters and review election terms, - Voting rules change each time- not part of const, so legal- but changed by vote of parl- threshold for party represented in Duma- feature of German pol system- prevents minorities from having a say Campaign finance - rules, but not followed- bc resemble amer campaigns- amers go there and become electoral consultants- - this doesn’t change attitudes of voters- angry but still vote for putin- control media- control TV- 2004- got 71% of vote - demonstration of loyalty- 2008- engineer handpicked successor, medevev PPT of snowfall in Red Square- lecture...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 03/17/2014 for the course GOVT 293 at Georgetown.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online