2014 Presidential Election Analysis

explanatory Essay
1661 words
1661 words

On November 8, 2016, the 58th Presidential election will take place throughout all fifty States. Voters will go out and vote for president and vice president through the Electoral College. I will attempt to predict, which presidential candidate will win the States of Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, and Pennsylvania. It’s important to note that the voter's background; party identification and view of the government's past performance are some of the important influences that determine how the vote is cast. The voting history of Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, and Pennsylvania will be evaluated and discussed to try to grasp the political values of each State, and if the State will remain a blue (Democrat) or red (Republican) State. The importance of the election …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that there are two leading contenders for the democratic party 2016 presidential candidate: hilary clinton and bernie sanders.
  • Explains that hilary clinton was seen as the only possible choice for the democratic nomination, but two things occurred in 2015 that raised doubts about who would win the presidential nomination.
  • Describes hilary clinton, the 2016 democratic presidential nominee hopeful, as the first child of hugh rodham, a successful store owner.
  • Explains hilary clinton's political career began in 1964, when she campaigned for republican presidential nominee barry goldwater, but changed her party affiliation in 1968 after hearing a speech by martin luther king in chicago.
  • Explains that bernie sanders started his political career as the mayor of burlington, vermont, and served four terms as mayor from 1981 to 1989. he ran for the vermont house of representatives, where he served from 1991 to 2007.
  • Explains that voters' background, party identification, and government's past performance are important influences that determine how the vote is cast.

The Republicans are considered on the "right" end of the political spectrum while Democrats are on the "left." The right is generally known for being pro-religion, anti-bureaucracy, pro-military, pro-business and pro-personal responsibility. While the far left of the spectrum are the extreme liberals, or the most extreme democrats. Everyone pays taxes to equalize society. Government should solve all problems and people who can’t take care of themselves should count on government.
Republicans are usually considered conservative (fiscally as well as socially), maybe a little pious, and pro-business and against the bureaucracy often associated with big government. They see big government as wasteful and an obstacle to getting things done. Their approach is very Darwinist in that the strong shall survive, cream rises to the top, etc. And the weak become Democrats so that they can get handouts from the government. Work hard, obey God and life will be good. In theory, this is a neat way to look at things and in an ideal world, this would be great, but it has a number of flaws. Republicans expect people to take advantage of the fact that we are in a free society and, as such, they should take advantage of this opportunity to make wise, responsible decisions for themselves, which should ultimately trickle down and result in a better …show more content…

Hilary Clinton graduated from Wellesley College 1969, with a degree in Political Science, and was an active member of her schools Political group. Soon after graduating from Wellesley College, Hilary was admitted into Yale Law School and graduated with honors in 1973. She met her Husband Bill Clinton while attending Yale law school, and they where married on October 11, 1975, and they have one daughter together Chelsea Clinton, Born February 27, 1980. She would become first Lady of Arkansas in 1978 when Bill Clinton won and would be the First lady of Arkansas’s until 1992, when she would become First Lady of the United States when Bill Clinton, became President o the Untied States. Her political career extend farther than just being a First Lady, not only is she known as a great lawyer she served the US Senate from 2001-2009, and ran for the Presidential bid in 2008 but lost to President Obama. In 2009 President Obama appointed Hilary Clinton as Secretary of State and she left her position in 2013, and in the Spring 2015 she officially announce her bid for

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