Presidential Candidates 2016

Presidential Candidates 2016

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240 years ago, barely a month before the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, delegates to the Philadelphia Convention assigned the Council of Eleven with the task of formulating a mechanism for the election of the President of the United States of America.
The eleven men of the council had to devise a system that will at once protect the rights of the smallest states and defend against the influence of foreign governments while still adhering to the will of the majority. It was a difficult task, but the Council of Eleven managed to create a multi-tiered voting system called the College of Electors, modeled after the Centuriate Assembly of the ancient Roman Republic.
On November 8, 2016, the United States will use the almost two-and-a-half century-old Electoral College system for the 56th time to elect its 45th President. The newly elected president will be sworn in on January 20, 2017, which will also be President Barack Obama's last day in office.
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2016-06-07 12:18:45

huge selection of people are listed.. that's why I feel media coverage is a joke.. the gov thinks we are stupid "A or B"

2016-06-07 12:21:18

when 2020 comes I think America ought to turn off media and/or demand they cover all choices fairly, we deserve the truth

2016-06-07 12:21:51

It's a popularity contest. Who pulls in the audience. D:

2016-06-07 12:28:08

that's the starving media :/ if I was pres I'd want people able to truly choose who they want not choose me cuz im popular

2016-06-07 12:30:42

Right but I think it's more than that. Not a lot people know that Lincoln was crooked. He got so much support from the

2016-06-07 12:31:25

farmers and politicians. he'd take money from them to push a bill or whatever through. And he became prez

2016-06-07 12:31:50

This is the time before tvs, radios, newspaper, etc. Well not newspaper, but yea ya know what I mean.

2016-06-07 12:34:43

Don't get me wrong. Media IS crooked. But also people are corrupt. Money does talk :(

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