Voting Essay Topics

The Importance of Voting in the American System

A single vote may seem insignificant among a million other votes. But what if every American citizen thinks that their vote would not matter and decides not to vote? The answer is simple! No one would get elected. In a democratic society such as America, it follows that the people applies the concept of majority… View Article

Political parties and Voting Behavior

Thesis: What are the predominant political factors that affect the voting behavior of a population ? Hypothesis : Pluralism, ideology, religion and social factors are the predominant political factors that affect the voting behavior of the population. Introduction : Pluralism in voting population is a natural phenomena in European and American cosmopolitan societies . Elsewhere,… View Article

There should be voter ID in all states

The introduction of voter IDs nation-wide is an issue long overdue. That the American voting system is in need of reform became apparent with the glitches in the 2000 presidential election, and exploration of issues to be addressed has returned one important matter: the need to address the possibility of election fraud. While some states… View Article

Presidential Electoral System

The Presidential Electoral System of the United States is one that is unique among the electoral systems of nations all over the world as it breaks down into separate elections of each federal state – 51 – which is then integrated to determine the winning candidate.  Members of the Electoral College are tasked to select… View Article

The 2008 Presidential Election. . . Who Will I vote?

Not every citizen has the freedom to choose a person whom he or she thinks is capable of leading an entire country. Suffrage is defined as the civil right to vote. “In most democracies, citizens or subjects above the voting age can normally vote in its elections. It came from the Latin word suffragium, meaning… View Article

How Has Voting Changed Over Time?

Over time, as America promoted greater civil liberties for all of its citizens, voting rights have also undergone change. When the United States was formed, citizens with voting rights were mainly Caucasian males. African American males that were freed could vote also, but slaves however, were considered property and could not vote. States could administer… View Article

Low Voter Turnout

SUMMARY OF ARTICLE: The article was written in 1992, basically saying that the fight over ideologies was done, cold war was over, and we were ending the 20th century with America on top. Compare that to today, we compete with China, and Washington fights over ideologies are the greatest they’ve ever been. It’s beneficial for… View Article

Do Negative Campaign Ads Mobilize or Demobilize voters?

The rise of negative campaign ads have had a dramatic effect on political campaigns and have given rise to the debate of whether or not negative ads or attack ads mobilize voters or do these ads demobilize the American electorate? Negative campaign ads through the stimulation hypothesis have an invigorating effect on the electorate and… View Article

Automated Election

I. Introduction The Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) or Optical Mark Reader (OMR) technology system adopted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) under the present political conditions and capability of the nation’s election manager, the Comelec, will make the whole electoral process bereft of credibility, transparency, or voter participation. With no electronic technology being invented… View Article

American cities in the late 19th and early 20th century

In the late 19th and early 20th century, American cities faced challenges which arose from the effects of industrialization and urbanization. During this time, three groups were active to do what they thought was best for themselves and society. These groups were immigrants, political machines, and reformers. Political Machines put an effect on the government… View Article

Lowering the Voting Age to 16

A debate that has seemed to become more popular in the past couple of years is the voting age n the United States, and whether it should be lowered to 16. Many teenagers across the nation have reached out and tried to bigot to help get the subject some attention and get those in the… View Article

How to Vote in an Automated Election

The Philippines is a developing country. One of the proofs of these developments is the transformation from manual to automated election. New and old voters might have a little information or even nothing at all about this high technology used for the elections. Hopefully, this guide on how to vote in an automated election will… View Article

Low Turnout of American Voters

America’s voting system is in dire need of changes. Is this because American voters do not care about who is running? Why is it that when election time comes around the middle and lower class feel like they are nothing? Is this due to the fact that they cannot afford to take off work to… View Article

Manual System or Automated Election System

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

Dimaporo V Hret

This is a petition brought by Congressman Dimaporo seeking to nullify the twin Resolutions of the HRET which denied his Motion for Technical Evaluation of the Thumbmarks and Signatures Affixed in the Voters Registration Records and Motion for Reconsideration of Resolution Denying the Motion for Technical Examination of Voting Records. Pursuant to the 1998 HRET… View Article

Was the Constitution a Compilation of Compromises?

In the United States, since roughly 1800, there have been two majorpolitical parties. For the last 150 years or so, these two parties have been the Democrat and Republican parties. This is in deep contrast to many other democratic nations, who often have as many as ten significant parties. Many people wonder why the United… View Article

Voting and High School

Background of the Study The era of computer system has spread very fast, wide and extreme conduct of required data. Voting System for the Central Board of Student High School Department in San Sebastian College Recoletos – Manila is still using the manual process, now the proponents are ready to change the free of manual… View Article

Famous Speeches Analysis

SOCIAL CONTEXT This speech was Martin Luther King Jr.’s most iconic and influential speeches. Delivered to a large gathering to civil rights marchers, this speech’s purpose was to press the US government for racial equality. At this point in history, “black” Americans were strongly racially targeted particularly in the southern states. Laws in these particular… View Article

Ad Strategy Report

Vermont’s famous ice cream markers, Ben & Jerry’s, started the City Churned campaign summer of 2013; where five major cities voted in traditional and non-traditional ways to create a unique flavor that capture elements of the city. The five major cities were Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Washington DC and New York City. Ben & Jerry’s… View Article

Electoral college

Who’s voting for the president? Not you. We live in a society where your vote doesn’t directly count during a presidential election. This is due to an antiquated system called the electoral college. The electoral college (EC) was founded in 1787. The founding fathers set up the system so that the president is chosen indirectly…. View Article

Allowing Evil to Triumph

‘The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.’ (Edmund Burke). In order to stop evil and malicious acts from occurring, the people whose responsibility it is to enforce the laws must step up and stop these terrible acts. By ignoring the evil and not attempting to stop… View Article

Three theories about Congress

There are at least three ways which lead a representative or a senator to vote for or against a bill or amendment: representational, organizational and attitudinal. Representational is based on the assumption that members want to get re-elected and therefore vote to please their constituents. Organizational is based on the assumption that since most constituents… View Article

Voting System

This chapter presents the background of the study, significance of the study, objectives and scope and limitations of the study. The background of the study contains the historical background of the software project from the macro point of view to micro point level of discussion; it also includes the significance of the study, which shows… View Article

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of referendums

Describe the Advantages and Disadvantages of using Referendums in the UK? A referendum is a vote given to the public which is determined by the government, and is used to help answer an important political or constitutional question to which the public must vote a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’. One advantage of using referendums in… View Article

Voting Election System

I. Introduction I.1. Background of the Study The AMA Computer Learning Center was established in 1986 as an extension center of AMA Computer College. It was organized to provide educational opportunities for Filipinos who are not financially capable to enroll in a four- year degree program. ACLC began as a school specifically offering short courses,… View Article

Mobile Voting System

The proper execution of democratic rights has become linked to the availability and reliable functioning of advanced information and communication technology (ICT). Countries all over the world are implementing computerized voting system for it has some striking advantages over traditional paper voting. Designing an air-tight and reliable computerized voting system is therefore a great task,… View Article

Automted Voting System

Computer technology has been a great help to the improvement of one’s life. Most establishments, corporations and institutions had developed their own use of such technology to help themselves work more efficiently with less time and effort, resulting in better production, profit, and a more satisfied clientele. One example of computer technology is the creation… View Article

Electronic Voting Systems

In the existing off–fine voting method to select a candidate in the election such as presidential election , the assembly election, or local election, electorates go to the designated polling places and have to be identified to cast their votes, and finally voters cast their ballot. Of course, voters should be in advance registered on… View Article