Election Essay Topics

The 2008 Presidential election

The 2008 Presidential election will soon be upon us as many  states have moved their primaries closer to the present day. It therefore would behoove every individual, no matter how apathetic they think that they are about the political process, to identify it and where they lay within the political spectrum. It is a source… View Article

US Political Parties And Elections

The architects of the United States constitution had not envisioned the predominant role that political parties were to play later in the United States politics. No provision for their operations had been outlined by the constitution in relations to the system and process of governance. This emanated from a general belief that political parties were… View Article

The Role of Religion and the Media in the 2008 Election

What role is religion playing in the 2008 presidential race to White house and how are these presidential candidates using media in their campaigns? The 2008 presidential election is the first election to be held in the United States of America without any incumbent president vying for the position. The election that which be held… View Article

Elections Strategies For 2008

The 2008 elections are mostly raising issues as to how the said social act shall be treated in the coming year by both the electoral presidential candidates and the society as well. This is primarily because of the fact that this particular event is a serious matter that should be considered so as to assure… View Article

Presidential Contenders 2008

Pre-election convention of the Democratic Party will pass on August 28 in Denver. The tensest conflict of the elections is between the candidates of the Democratic Party B. Obama and H. Klinton. The representative of Democratic Party will get the victory at the basic elections as Republicans have lost considerable support among the population because… View Article

Election of 1876

The election of 1876 was incredibly important to American history. The issues that came up during this election were extremely important in the Reconstruction-era United States. Following the Civil War, the Union army remained in the South, but because of this election their presence would end and Reconstruction would effectively cease. The election results were… View Article

Manual Election or Automated Election

Elections have played an integral role in the development of one’s country. Essentially, an election is a procedure by which members of communities and/or organizations choose persons to hold an office. It is a technique of rendering authority and/or creating representative bodies. Elections are often linked to the idea of democratic representation. Therefore, an election… View Article

Argue for or Against the Electoral College

The 2000 United States (U. S. ) presidential election concluded with Vice President Al Gore winning half a million more popular votes than George W. Bush (50,992,335 to 50,455,156) yet losing the White House in the Electoral College by only five votes (271 to 266). It once again raised questions about the validity of the… View Article

Philippine Party-List System: A Failure or a Success?

The country’s population is about 90 million; about 70 percent of which is in poverty. It is not farfetched to say that majority of the country’s population is underserved and marginalized ― our farmers, fisher folks, the youth and the women among others ―and are in need of government’s attention. In a developing country like… View Article

The United States Presidential Election

The recent victory of Barack Obama in the United States Presidential Election of 2008 is one of the biggest issues among many other big events that have occurred in America this year. Early on, even during the presidential primaries, the topic of whether or not then Presidential candidate Obama would be influential enough to win… View Article

Voter Turnout in Canada

Voter turnout amongst democracies has become a very important topic to debate because “unequal turnout spells unequal political influence” (Rosenstone, 1982). Low voter turnout has become an important topic, especially during elections and a number of explanations have been offered in order to touch on the root of this problem. The factor that I will… View Article

How powerful is the illuminati?

The illuminati is a secret group that wants to hold power of the whole world. This secret organization wants to hold power by gaining money and wealth; they make the people believe their lies through all kinds of media. People believe those lies when they are told enough times to make them think that they… View Article

The Influence of Political Advertisement

The effect on TV ads on voter impressions is related to the political advertising on TV, which has been taken place for most political elections since television ads have become the primary tool of communication in American campaigns. A political ad “advertised whose central focus is the marketing of ideas, attitudes, and concerns about public… View Article

Consider the Extent to Which Short-Term Factors

There has been a significant decline since the post war consensus in the influence of social factors such as class and partisanship on voting behaviour. Class lines have become blurred from increased affluence, improved education and changes in the Labour market such as the formation of a ‘new working class’; resulting in the centralisation of… View Article

The Semi-Sovereign People

In The Semi-Sovereign People by E. E. Schattschneider, the author makes the argument that non-voting in America is a serious problem. He explains why it is a problem, why it happens, and what can be done to fix it. One of the ways he explains all three of these is by juxtaposing the election of… View Article

Malaysia Facing Critical Issue

•“What is the most critical issue Malaysia is facing right now? What can we do to solve it?” During the weekend of UKEC’s Ordinary General Meeting and annual Project Amanat Negara 2012, Yu Li and I from CEKU conducted a photo vox-pop survey whereby we asked participants to answer a two part question – “What… View Article

Should Voting Be Compulsory?

The voter apathy in Canada in the 2004 federal elections was so high, that politicians are now searching for a method to increase the turnout. One of the possible solutions is introducing the mandatory voting, where every voter is forced to participate in the elections. First of all one big benefit of the mandatory voting… View Article

Voting in Elections Should Be Made Compulsory

Compulsory Voting in Election, though highly desirable, cannot be attained due to a number of reasons. Some common reasons that come to mind without pondering a lot are: health issues of voters; which might bar them from exercising vote with a perception that no election is important than their health. Although a passion is seen… View Article

Malaysian Politic

Sometimes people will ask what is politics ,what is political process ,why should citizen involved in political process ? The definition of political process is the formulation and administration by interaction between social groups and political institutions or between political leadership and public opinion . The public participation such as a student get education ,… View Article

Forecasting Presidential Election

The economy of the United States is believed to be experiencing a “recession”, creating a global effect on the economies of other nations. The Democratic Party of the United States has several essential arguments when dealing with the national economy. For instance, Democrats largely believe in the principle of graduated tax incomes which focus on… View Article

American Election

The American Election 1800 is one of the most controversial elections in U. S. history, when Federalist John Adams and his former vice president and Democrat-Republican Thomas Jefferson run for U. S. Presidency. During 1800, the country was led by Federalist, and Jefferson as Republican opposed to their policies such as their higher taxes and… View Article

Philippine Elections

Elections: through the years, the youth has been strategically and sometimes corruptly used for electoral purposes from campaign ads to solicitations to school events and even during graduation ceremonies exploiting our national hero, Jose Rizal’s famous line, “The youth is the hope of our Fatherland. ” Same stories, same strategies. But how is this year’s… View Article

John McCain and Hillary Clinton: On the issues

With the presidential election closing in, there is a very real possibility that John McCain and Hillary Clinton will be the candidates who face off in the battle for the White House. In casting a vote, Americans will be determining the future of our country. Therefore, it is imperative that voters are well informed of… View Article

Issues in the 2008 Presidential Elections

The forthcoming US presidential election has elicited excitement from the public due to its unique characteristics. For the first time in the history of the United States there is a high probability that the next president to take the office will be either the most advanced in age or be from a minority grouping. The… View Article

Presidential election

The race for the house on Pennsylvania Avenue seems to be heating up every primary that goes by. Seemingly too, the candidates that want to go on are also the ones that can and will make history. Democrats’ Illinois Senator Barack Obama and New York Senator Hillary Clinton are set to make a historical milestone… View Article

Prime Minister election in Bangladesh

For any democratic country, election is one of the major political events. Which basically decides that which political party will form the government and it also brings to us a new prime minister . One political party can form government for some years. How many years they have the authority to remain in the power,… View Article

Iran’s Disputed Election

Disputed elections are becoming a common feature witnessed all over the world. Each month, and year, the world finds itself faced by the challenge of election disputes that culminate in large protests marred by violence that lead to loss of property and life. It is so sad that these ugly scenarios of disputed elections continue… View Article

AP Government

527 Organizations- organizations that raise and spend money to advance political causes Blanket Primary- a primary election in which each voter may vote for candidates from both parties Caucus (electoral)- Closed Primary- an election in which voting is limited to already registered party members Coattails- The alleged tendency for candidates to get more votes in… View Article

Digested Cases

Facts: A petition for certiorari and prohibition filed by Romulo Macalintal, a memer of the Philippine Bar, seeking a declaration that certain provisions of RA 9189 (The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003) suffer from constitutional infirmity. He claimed that he has actual and material legal interest in the subject matter of this case in… View Article