elections

30 Apr 2012
In many towns and cities throughout the world, mayors are directly elected by the citizens, with varying but often considerable power to govern locally on...
7 May 2013
The European Parliament is a directly elected body that covers all European Union members. It has 754 members who are elected once every five years. Unusually...
30 Apr 2013
The right to vote is one of the most important human rights. It gives men and women the chance to have a say in the way they are governed. It allows them to...
27 Feb 2013
Politicians come under intense scrutiny when they seek public office. When they put their names forward they open themselves up to public questioning about...
Barack Obama election night victory 2012 by White House/Chuck Kennedy
4 Jan 2013
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission[1] held that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects...
28 Oct 2012
This debate is specific to first past the post systems (FPTP) such and the United Kingdom and the United States. Some of the arguments will work for other more...
20 Sep 2012
Throughout the world, celebrities from the entertainment world have been getting involved with political campaigns. Some, like Reagan and Schwarzenegger in the...
19 Sep 2012
Golden Dawn is a right-wing extremist political party that has rapidly gained prominence in the midst of the economic depression Greece finds itself in. Having...
21 Feb 2012
The United States has perhaps the most arcane method of selecting its chief executive of any nation, one no country has chosen to emulate.   There...
20 Feb 2012
Under the US Constitution, Congress is responsible not just for voting tax revenues for the federal executive to spend, but also for appropriating (directing)...
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