Advantages And Disadvantages Of Parliamentary And Parliamentary System

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There are two key political systems; one is a presidential system, and the other is a parliamentary system. Both of them have their benefits, as well as disadvantages. No political system is flawless or has continuous stability, but history shows there are successful countries that use either type of system. Firstly, there is the presidential system, which has many characteristics. In a presidential system, there is a president, who is elected to a fixed term. The president cannot be elected for more than two consecutive terms. Additionally, voters have a greater range of electoral choices in a presidential system. The president is the head of state, but also the head of the government. There is a cabinet in the presidential system,…show more content…
The Chancellor or Prime Minister is the head of government. However, the monarch is only head of state. The monarch tends to do little or no political decision-making. The voters of a parliamentary system elect parliament who then elect the prime minister and the cabinet. In a parliamentary system, there is not a separation of powers, but there is a separation of functions. Each part of the government has its function. In a parliamentary system, a vote of confidence is proposed by a party, which needs to be backed by the other part of the government. For the most part, there is not as much stability in a parliamentary system as there is in a presidential…show more content…
I prefer the presidential system because the stability I see in the system. Nevertheless, looking at history, the United Kingdom has been stable using a parliamentary system. However, Brazil and Nigeria use a presidential system and have had periods of military rule. In a presidential system, the president is elected by the people and not by the legislature. For these reasons, I feel the United States should revamp the Electoral College. The weight of each vote should be the same, and it should not matter where the voter lives. Frances election process is similar to a presidential system, which is based on a popular vote. Another benefit of a presidential system is that there is a judicial branch, which helps the country follow and withhold the Constitution. I like that there is a separation of powers within a presidential system, which I feel is necessary for any system. Additionally, I believe it is beneficial to the country to have fixed terms for the chief executive. Moreover, I do not feel that the president should have the authority to dissolve the parliament and hold new elections. For these reasons, I think that at this time in history the United States benefits from a presidential system, but the Electoral system used could be reviewed and
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