Article 2

Article 2 of the Constitution

    Article 2 of the Constitution
Article II of the Constitution sets forth the definition and terms of the Executive Branch of Government in the United States of America. The Executive Branch of any governmental structure
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Understanding a Majority Vote

The electoral college is a system based upon a majority, as opposed to a plurality. The key difference is simply that a majority-based system will only provide election success to
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Article 2 Overview

    Article 2 Overview
Article 2 of the Constitution concerns the executive branch of the American Government. The Article both assigns powers to the executive branch and determines exactly how the executive branch is
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Article 2

Because the Electoral College system of America focuses on absolute majority and not plurality, it is possible for no candidate to win enough of the electoral vote to actually be
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Knowing The Debates over Systematic Reform

Many have argued for Electoral College reform based on the fact that the Electoral College was originally  implemented due to
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Election of 1800

The presidential election of 1800, the fourth presidential election in United States' history, was one of the first to show
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Election of 1824

The election of 1824 was, like the election of 1800, decided by a vote from the House of Representatives. This
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Background of The Electoral College

The electoral college is one of the most important elements of the modern American political system, as it determines exactly
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Executive Powers and Vesting Clause Explained

The vesting clause of any Article of the Constitution is the clause under which executive power is vested into a
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Indirect Popular Voting

The Second Article of the Constitution establishes the electoral college as a system of indirect popular voting in order to elect the President of the United States. This system is
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