Presidential Power By Israel pereda

a group sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference. In the republican primary they are awarded on a winner take all basis which means that if a candidate wins a state he/she wins all its delegates. In the democratic primary they are handed proportionally where if a candidate gets as many candidates it wins from a state while another candidate can win some from the state.

Each state receives 3 votes no matter the size

More electors are given to each state for the size of the population

The electors do not have to vote for who the people they represent voted for, but they usually do.

There are 270 electors in the presidential election.

5) The way the electors are given are by winner take all basis besides 2 states that are divided into sections.

To win the presidency the candidate must have more than half of the electoral voters.

Even when a candidate won the popular vote the candidate must win the electoral college to win the presidency

The electors meet between Mid-November through December 19, 2016.

In the case of a tie congress votes on who wins.

This system was made to protect small states so they get the attention of the candidates.

The electoral college is the process that is taken to elect the president of the united states. 1)Each state receives 3 votes no matter the size. 2)More electors are given to each state for the size of the population. 3)The electors do not have to vote for who the people they represent voted for, but they usually do. 4)There are 270 electors in the presidential election.5) The way the electors are given are by winner take all basis besides 2 states that are divided into sections. 6)To win the presidency the candidate must have more than half of the electoral voters. 7)Even when a candidate won the popular vote the candidate must win the electoral college to win the presidency. 8)The electors meet between Mid-November through December 19, 2016.9) In the case of a tie congress votes on who wins. 10) This system was made to protect small states so they get the attention of the candidates. 14) Why has the power of the President grown over the years? The nation’s increasingly complex social and economic life has also influenced the growth of presidential power. By passing laws and expanding the role of the Federal Government, Congress has increased presidential power as well. The ability to use the mass media, as every President since Franklin D. Roosevelt has, aids in gathering and holding public attention.
A plus is the Electoral college protects the small states so they get the attention of the candidates. This gives the power to the states to grant power to a candidate. A minus of the electoral college is that the winner does not have to have the win the popular vote, so one could be voted in even by loosing by millions in the popular vote. The more Popular candidate has a possibility of loosing to one who wins the states that but not having the popular vote.
The nation’s increasingly complex social and economic life has also influenced the growth of presidential power. By passing laws and expanding the role of the Federal Government, Congress has increased presidential power as well. The ability to use the mass media, as every President since Franklin D. Roosevelt has, aids in gathering and holding public attention.

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