Academic Papers on Elections & Politicians

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15 pages in length. Republican John Ensign did not lose the Senate race because he was not popular; indeed, the one-time veterinarian and casino director held much of the Nevada constituency in the palm of his hand. His clean-cut, family image, handsome exterior and outward appeal for the betterment of all Nevadans placed ...

Bob Dole

  • 8 page paper

A Fall 1996 (pre-election) discussion of why Bob Dole should be elected President of the United States based on his background and genuine concern. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 15 page analytical research paper on the controversial issues resulting from our (U.S.) Democratic government's allowance of open election contributions and government funding. Numerous case studies are cited including that of Bill Clinton's acceptance of large contributions from various individuals during his 1996 Presidential campaign. The writer concludes that Campaign contributions are, a traditionally ...

An 8 page paper in which the writer considers factors that have weakened American political parties over the course of the last two decades. Ultimately, these factors have contributed to a determined decline in the American political party system. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 7 page paper discussing the ethical questions surrounded by Presidential campaign contribution abuses and the current bills before both the House and Senate for major reform of campaign contribution laws. If the bipartisan legislation passes Congress, Political Action Committees will not be allowed to make any campaign contributions and loopholes will be tightened, ...

An 8 page research paper arguing that the campaign election contributions reform is indeed needed. The Clinton administration attempted to turn the Lincoln bedroom into a Days Inn for the highest bidder in the 1996 campaign, but there have been other presidential sleepovers, too. Several unsuccessful bills have attempted to distinguish between 'hard' and ...

A 10 page paper which discusses primary elections. The types addressed are simple primary and endorsed primaries. Different states are illustrated as well as different components possessed by both styles. In addition, a list of states is included which names the candidates who ran for governor in 1998, with some information pertaining to the amount ...

Morality In Government

  • 7 page paper

7 pages in length. The politicians maintain that there is a high degree of morality in government, but most of the rest of us are beyond even acknowledging such a claim. The paper uses the issue of Presidential campaign contribution abuses and Attorney General Janet Reno's investigation as example rather than address some of ...

A 7 page paper on the effects that one year's national elections may have on the following year's state election. The writer describes possible consequences for incumbent NJ governor, Christine Whitman. Bibliography cites 5 sources.

15 pages in length. Determining whether or not private morality should be a component of political leadership is not the same as deciding if the person in question is capable of handling the demands of such an office. Indeed, while some believe there exists a distinct connection between the two issues, others think that ...

This 8 page paper investigates the emergence of third parties in the political machinery and more specifically why they have thus far failed to achieve much of a showing in national elections. Specific parties are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 2 page review of Martin P. Wattenberg's (1996) book entitled "The Decline of American Political Parties." In brief, the author examines such issues as party management and the role of the media. No Bibliography.

This 5 page report discusses voter participation and the lack of it in U.S. elections. The writer examines why voter participation is important, what difference does it make, and what could be possible solutions. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 12 page paper explores the issue citing several races in the states of Georgia, Maryland, New York and Missouri. A thesis that such a polarity exists is discussed in light of the racial divisiveness in America in general. Causes and solutions are explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the National Voter Registration Act, most commonly known as the “Motor Voter” and was designed to encourage voter registration and remove a number of discriminatory and unfair obstacles to voter registration. Signed into law in 1993, the Act was put into effect on January 1, 1995. Several states ...

20 pages in length. Discusses the relationship the media plays in weakening the office of the U. S. Presidency. A major challenge for any public relations practitioner confronting an organizational crisis, disaster, emergency, or even serious problem is dealing with the broadcast media. Broadcast reporters, because of the nature of television coverage, its ...

This 13 page paper presents the Watergate scandal as an example of govermnet crime. What happened and how it affect the American public is also discussed. Bibliography lists seven sources.

Patriotism

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page essay presents definitions and views on patriotism in the United States. The focus of the paper is on how patriotism can be preserved. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 7 page overview of the Kennedy administration and the rhetoric employed by it. Emphasizes the lofty goals of Kennedy's inaugural address and contrasts his actual accomplishments with those goals. Concludes that while Kennedy proclaimed 'Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country', what we should ask is ...

8 pages in length. Explores both sides of the issues presented during the debate in New Hampshire on January 26, 2000. Focus is on the tax cuts proposed by both George W. Bush and John McCain, as well as their stand on other topics such as abortion and social security funding. Bibliography ...

6 pages. An in-depth look at the reign of Francois Mitterand who served as President of France for fourteen years. This paper delves into the politics, friendships, books and death of Mitterand. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

An 8 page analytic essay that examines the media's extensive coverage of the nation's Presidential Primaries and the direct effect this coverage has on campaign strategy and voter decision. Included is a discussion of different approaches used by print media that focuses on articles appearing in the New York Times and Time Magazine. ...

3 pages in length. The writer discusses the social issue of national economic policy with regard to candidate Bush. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 12 page report discusses remarks made by Texas Governor George W. Bush on “Super Tuesday,” March 7, 2000. The speech is analyzed in terms of communication tactics and rhetoric. The historical context of the speech, its style, and even its negative remarks about fellow candidates are all examined in terms of communication effectiveness and the ability ...

This 5 page report discusses Vice President and presidential candidate Al Gore’s views on the issues associated withthe environment. It is one issue has made it abundantly clear that Al Gore has a front-runner position over George W. Bush. From his years in Congress, his authorship of a truly significant book detailing environmental concerns facing America and the world ...

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