Meg Whitman's Participation Case Study

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1 According to Arnold Steinberg, how much money did Meg Whitman spend on her campaign? According to Arnold Steinberg Meg Whitman spent $175 million on her campaign 2 According to Arnold Steinberg, what issues did Meg Whitman fail to properly address before and during the campaign for governor? She decided to Flaunt her money instead of showing the authentic Meg Whitman and show that she knew what she was talking about. Whitman as the article states, “That meant that when controversies arose such as the revelation that she had employed an illegal immigrant she didn't have the kind of rapport with voters that would have allowed her to quickly rise above them.” 3 According to Martin Wattenberg, why did 18 year old voters vote more in 1972 than…show more content…
What is the lowest voter turnout (percentage) in Australia since 1922? What is the donkey vote? Australia fines people who don’t vote and that has increased voter turnout. The lowest has been 90%. The donkey vote is what it’s called when a person approaches the vote like they would playing pin the tail on the donkey 5 According Martin Wattenberg, does proportional representation increase voter turnout or decrease voter turnout? Proportional representation would increase voter turnout because people would feel like their vote would not go to waste and that they are all well represented by all the groups 6 According to Martin Wattenberg, what is the holiday option? Should the holiday option be adopted? Making voting day a holiday and giving people time to vote. I think it should be adopted, it would erase the excuse of people saying they have no time to vote 7 According to Larry Bartels, what are “information shortcuts?” Information shortcuts are people believing and taking in information thrust upon them by other people, they do this because they don’t want to do the research themselves to find the true…show more content…
This last election was there highest participation ever yet this year there were hardly anyone who voted. 12 According to Omri Ben Shahar, why did Hillary Clinton lose the election? Because it was very difficult for her to run while at the same time she was being accused with charges causing the people to believe that there is corruption making it hard for votes to vote for that party knowing that it could get even worse. the huge problem was the anxiety of the working class because of the growing economy causing them to vote against her. All these problems made it hard to trust her. 13 Should the American political system adopt proportional representation, compulsory voting laws and a national holiday for voting? The American political system should adopt proportional representation because it would make the voter feel like their vote counts. Compulsory voting laws and a national holiday for voting should also be adopted because it would force people to vote and not come up with excuses to not
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