Nominations and Elections
This discussion should have a word count of 100 or more.
Indicate here honestly when you have read the whole of Volkomor Chapter 6. As you work through this chapter, also give your rolling analysis of it here. How, when and why did the political machinery of political conventions and nominations develop within the two-party system. In U.S. Presidential elections, what is the “electoral college,” and how well is it serving its original constitutional purposes today? Finally, what do you make of the relatively-recent (since 1960) trends in presidential debates? How helpful are they to voters? Finally, sample the two videos below and consider how the tenor of presidential debates has changed over time.