Pros And Cons Of Open-Party Candidates

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1. The current system of electing presidents allows candidates to be rewarded through political and personal aspects by allowing candidates to be chosen through popular support. New rules gives the party voters more political control by requiring states to select their delegates through their primary elections or open party caucuses. Today, voters in the state primaries and open caucuses choose Democratic and Republican party nominees. Momentum allows candidates to get ahead in the campaign by using the media. Personally, the voters are able to get to know the potential candidates better. A well known name gets more attention. Since candidates have more opportunities to be seen, Voters are able to learn the political platform of candidates and their personalities. Neither…show more content…
Both a candidate and president must represent voters and help them fulfill their needs. Candidates and the president are expected to have a friendly aspect about them so that they are relatable to the majority. Candidates must exert leadership, by being aware of the events going on in the United States and how they will fix, change, or continue the way they will run the country. A president and candidate must be able to speak with confidence, the people want a strong, decisive leader. Other attributes of both a presidential candidate and president include, honesty, trustworthiness, an optimism. However, presidents are expected to provide clarity of national leadership. Presidents are no longer candidates trying to make promises to the American people. They have to now put their campaign promises into action. They have a clear sense of where they want to lead the country and an ability to communicate. Presidents have to operate openly with systems that share power. Presidents influence can greatly impact the public in the way they respond in times of crises. 3. The information the public needs to know when they vote for potential candidates are
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