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					Presidential Nomination
      and Election
  American Government: Minich
        Pres. Nomination Process
►   Party Nomination
►   Contrast the Presidential Primary and Caucus.
       Iowa, New Hampshire
►   Party Primary
       Open
       Closed
►   Frontloading “Super Duper Tuesday” (Map)
       February 5, 2008
►   What is the “Big Mo?”
►   Party Convention
    1. Party Platform
    2. Nominate President:
        ►   “Brokered” Convention vs. Rubber Stamp
          Presidential Primaries
1.   Is this the best method for choosing
     Presidential candidates? Explain why.
2.   If not, what in your opinion are the
     problems with the current system?
3.   Should the process for nominating
     Presidential candidates be changed?
                     Electoral College
►   Federal Election Day
     November, 4, 2008
►   Popular Vote
►   Indirect System
     Historical Explanation
►   Electoral College Vote
     Free Agents or Party Agents?
     Senate + House of Reps
      (538)
     270
►   Winner Take All
     Maine Method (Nebraska)
                    Problems
► Popularvote winner
  does not win electoral
  vote
   Bush vs. Gore (2000)
► Faithlesselectors
► House Vote
► “Every Vote Counts”
   ie. Georgia
   Swing States           Bush v. Gore (2000)

				
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