Every Vote Counts: A Practical Guide to Choosing the Next by Chris Katsaropoulos PDF
By Chris Katsaropoulos
The 2000 Presidential election used to be made up our minds via a margin of in simple terms 269 votes, yet approximately a hundred million eligible americans didn't forged a poll. This yr, do not sit down at the sidelines - make your voice heard!
Every Vote Counts: a pragmatic consultant to selecting the subsequent President teaches you what you must understand to make an educated determination within the presidential election on November 2, 2004. This quick-hitting consultant bargains independent profiles of the 3 major applicants - George W. Bush, John Kerry, and Ralph Nader - aiding you recognize the political and private stories that experience formed them, and their positions on present day key matters. The ebook additionally prepares you for the onslaught of media assurance and crusade technique that American electorate will suffer within the coming months. With assistance from this e-book, you will be outfitted to battle through the mudslinging, ads, and opinion polls, and choose which candidate really merits your vote on election day.
- Clear, concise details on how the presidential election method works - from what percentage electoral votes each one country can solid, to what the registration and balloting laws are on your state.
- Find out what impact the media, political motion committees, and crusade strategists play in getting a candidate to the White condominium and the way you may get to the reality at the back of it all.
- Biographical chapters on all of the 3 major applicants comprise how they acquired to the place they're this present day, and the place they're situated on significant matters just like the economic climate and the struggle in Iraq.
- Unsure of who the best candidate is? Take the candidate fit survey and discover who stands up for what you suspect in.
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Extra info for Every Vote Counts: A Practical Guide to Choosing the Next President
Bush addresses the Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, 2000. Every Vote Counts 29 Timing the Bounce Traditionally the “out” party holds its convention at the end of July and the incumbent party holds its convention in early August. The 2004 Democratic National Convention is scheduled for July 26–29 in Boston. Because of the summer Olympics, the Republican National Convention is slated for August 30–September 2 in New York, much later than the usual early August date. LAUGH TRACK “Today, John Kerry announced a fool-proof plan to wipe out the $500 billion deficit.
LAUGH TRACK “It was reported in the paper that President Bush received a ‘warm reception’ from the Daytona 500 drivers. 1 lists the top donors to the Republican and Democratic parties over the past 15 years. org. php to search for campaign donors by name or by Zip code. 1 Every Vote Counts 27 Conventional Wisdom Although the conventions have lost their traditional purpose of selecting the party nominees, they still play an important role in launching the campaign. A finely tuned convention topped off by a scintillating acceptance speech can generate the coveted post-convention bounce in the polls.
1 See Chapter 1, page 3 to learn more about how the Electoral College works. Every Vote Counts 37 Copyright Eric Bezdek 2000. Count yourself lucky if you live in these battleground states (or unlucky, if you hate political ads). Your vote will play a crucial role in determining who takes office in 2005. The election in each of these states is expected to be decided by a few thousand votes. In fact, early polls show the 2004 election shaping up to be just as close as the disputed election of 2000.
Every Vote Counts: A Practical Guide to Choosing the Next President by Chris Katsaropoulos