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 U.S. presidential election, 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although the overall result of the election was not challenged by the Kerry campaign, third-party presidential candidates David Cobb and Michael Badnarik obtained a recount in Ohio.
Election watchers and political analysts forecast a number of contested election results in a manner similar to the Florida voting recount of 2000.
The election marked the first time an incumbent president was reelected while his political party increased its numbers in both houses of Congress since Lyndon Johnson in the 1964 election.
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 Information Asymmetries
The extent that voting is sequential or simultaneous in elections has been the subject of a recent United States Supreme Court decision and a longstanding concern in presidential primaries for the last 20 years.
If the election is the nomination of a candidate for a later general election, then voter preferences may reflect voters' subjective expected utility from the general election, incorporating the probabilities that a candidate will win the general election along with the candidate's policy position.
In simultaneous voting elections the assumption is that voters are all exposed to candidates during the same campaign and one candidate is better known to all voters.
econwpa.wustl.edu /eps/pe/papers/9801/9801001.html   (5832 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Background
Presidential elections scheduled for 2005 are unlikely to bring change since the opposition remains weak, divided, and financially dependent on the current regime.
Although nominally a constitutional democracy since 1991, the 1996 and 2002 presidential elections - as well as the 1999 legislative elections - were widely seen as being flawed.
Following the elections of a reformist president and Majlis in the late 1990s, attempts to foster political reform in response to popular dissatisfaction have floundered as conservative politicians have prevented reform measures from being enacted, increased repressive measures, and consolidated their control over the government.
www.phatnav.com /factbook/fields/2028.html   (5832 words)

  
 Rafsanjani favored to win Iranian presidential election
Presidential elections have been called in Iran for June 17 and campaigning has been under way for more than two weeks.
The front-runner among the presidential candidates is the embodiment of this programme: Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Last year’s parliamentary elections ended in a victory for the conservatives, under conditions of a 50.6 percent turnout, the lowest since the establishment of the Islamic republic in 1979.
www.wsws.org /articles/2005/jun2005/iran-j13.shtml   (5832 words)

  
 History of Liberia
Special elections were held on July 19, 1997, with Charles Taylor and his National Patriotic Party emerging victorious.
Portuguese explorers established contacts with Liberia as early as 1461 and named the area Grain Coast because of the abundance of grains of Malegueta Pepper.
Elections were held on October 15, 1985, in which Doe's National Democratic Party of Liberia (NDPL) was declared winner.
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 November 4 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1980 - U.S. presidential election, 1980 : Republican challenger Ronald Reagan defeats incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter by a wide margin.
1884 - U.S. presidential election, 1884 : Democrat Grover Cleveland defeats Republican James G. Blaine in a very close contest to win the first of his two non-consecutive terms.
1952 - U.S. presidential election, 1952 : Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Democrat Adlai Stevenson.
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 Elections in Portugal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elections in Portugal gives information on election and election results in Portugal.
The President is elected for a five year term by the people while the Parliament has 230 members, elected for a four year term by proportional representation in multi-seat constituencies, the districts.
Portugal elects on national level the President and the national Parliament, the Assembly of the Republic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elections_in_Portugal   (5832 words)

  
 Portugal - Consolidation of Democracy
Portuguese voters approved of the movement to the right, and in the parliamentary elections the AD coalition increased the number of its seats to 134, while the PS held steady at 74 seats and the PCP lost 6 seats for a total of 41.
Elections for the presidency were held in June and won easily by General Eanes, who enjoyed the backing of parties to the right of the communists, the PS, the PPD, and the CDS.
In new assembly elections held in October 1985, the PS, blamed by the public for the country's severe economic problems, such as a 10 percent fall in wages since 1983, suffered serious losses and lost almost half its seats in the Assembly of the Republic.
countrystudies.us /portugal/75.htm   (5832 words)

  
 US Presidential Elections Astrological Analysis of Bush and Kerry Horoscopes
The US Presidential election is a highly significant event which generates great interest and curiosity in the rest of the world, besides of course in the US itself.
U.S. Presidential elections coinciding with a Jup-Sat conjunction (within at least six months) are among the most significant in all of American history.
On Election day 2004, transiting Pluto falls within one degree of Kerry’s natal Sun in his Ascendant, and on Bush’s natal Rahu in the 5th house.
www.vedicastro.com /US_Elections_2004_Edith.html   (4068 words)

  
 Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections
Election Results: link directs the browser to detailed national results for the major and minor candidates for U.S. President in the general (November) presidential elections from 1789 through 2000.
Election Information: menu directs the browser to election information including: historical details (such as election dates, electoral votes by state, the electoral college, etc.), Presidential Election Law from the U.S. Constitution and United States Code, Articles, and a description of the election process.
The Election Results link also directs the browser to detailed national and state-level results for the major candidates for U.S. President during the presidential primaries (at present, information is only available for the year 2000 and 2004 election cycles)
uselectionatlas.org   (483 words)

  
 U.S. presidential election results --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
In elections from 1789 to 1804, each elector voted for two individuals without indicating which was to be president and which vice president.
The 2000 presidential election exposed several deficiencies in the conduct of American elections: the possibility that a candidate could win more popular votes than his opponent and still lose the electoral college tally—Bush...
Election Reform Debate in the U.S. Amid calls for a radical overhaul of the U.S. electoral system, George W. Bush was inaugurated as president of the United States on Jan. 20, 2001.
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However, Vieira, who ruled this former Portuguese colony for 19 years from 1980 to 1999, had a slight edge over Bacai Sanha in the town of Gabu, 50 km west of Bafata.
There was none of the organisational chaos seen at parliamentary elections in March last year when ballot boxes and voting slips failed to reach many of the polling stations in the capital Bissau, forcing them to reopen two days later.
He came to power in a 1980 coup, but was overthrown in the latter stages of the 1998/1999 civil war.
www.irinnews.org /report.asp?ReportID=47715&SelectRegion=West_Africa   (1062 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Guinea-Bissau: EU sends 100 observers to monitor presidential election
Meanwhile, a presidential spokesman announced that three West African heads of state would arrive on Saturday to discuss fears that the presidential election, which is due to complete Guinea-Bissau's democracy, could be disrupted by violence or military intervention.
Sambu said that if the election went to a second round, some of the EU observers would stay on until the definitive final results were announced in early August.
One is former military strongman Joao Bernardo "Nino" Vieira, who came to power in a 1980 coup and ruled the former Portuguese colony for 19 years until he was forced to quit during the latter stages of civil war.
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 Stolen Election
The probability that the election was stolen becomes even more likely when it is recalled that GOP majority leader in the House, Tom DeLay, and the speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert, have for two years prevented a vote on a bill requiring that all electronic voting machines should have an auditable paper trail.
After the 2000 election, Cal Tech and MIT conducted a study to find that between 1.5 million and 2 million votes were not counted because of confusing paper ballots or faulty equipment.
After this election, is a remarkable fact that only 51 per cent of the US electorate said they were happy Mr Bush had been elected.
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 Big turnout in Guinea-Bissau presidential elections
Voters in the west African state of Guinea-Bissau turned out in large numbers to cast their ballots in the first round of a presidential election aimed at ending almost two years of political transition.
The proper conduct of the election, which is being monitored by 250 observers, is crucial for the former Portuguese colony in order to maintain support from the international community and emerge from its political and economic turmoil.
Aiming to build on the 2004 elections, hailed internationally as "free, fair and transparent," Sunday's first round polls offer the country's 538,469 voters the choice among 13 candidates, among them former president Kumba Yala whose ousting in September 2003 by a military coup ushered in the transitional period.
www.turkishpress.com /news.asp?id=48080   (1062 words)

  
 GUINEA-BISSAU: Second round of presidential election set for July 24
Gomes Junior said the government was also in a position to pay money owed to people who served as election officials in the previous presidential election in December 1999 and January 2000, and in the March 2004 parliamentary ballot.
Bacai Sanha is standing as the official presidential candidate of the PAIGC, which returned to power in legislative elections last year after spending five years in the political wilderness.
Bacai Sanha won 35.5 percent of the vote in the first round of the presidential election, putting him ahead of Vieira with just under 29 percent.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/news/2005/06/mil-050629-irin01.htm   (1062 words)

  
 PROF. DIOGO FREITAS DO AMARAL - 50th Session
A presidential candidate in the 1986 Portuguese election, he lost to the current President, Mario Soares, while obtaining 48.8 per cent of the national vote.
The new Assembly President was actively involved in Portuguese politics from 1974 to 1986.
Freitas do Amaral was Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Portugal and was Interim Prime Minister, December 1980 to January 1981.
www.un.org /ga/55/president/bio50.htm   (1062 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Guinea-Bissau: Peaceful run-up to presidential election after shaky start to the campaign
Yala, 52, began his campaign rather bizarrely by briefly occupying the presidential palace in the company of several military supporters in the early hours of 24 May. This action raised fears that the army would intervene to prevent the holding of free and fair elections.
BISSAU, 14 June (IRIN) - Three main candidates are vying for power in Sunday's presidential election which aims to return Guinea-Bissau to constitutional rule and stability following a civil war and six years of political turmoil.
Sunday's election will be closely scrutinised by western donors who have been bailing out the government of Guinea-Bissau for the past two years and by other African countries who are keen to prevent the tiny nation from dissolving into fresh chaos, a move that would threaten the stability of other states in the region.
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 NOVEMBER 4 FACTS AND INFORMATION
1980 - U.S._presidential_election,_1980 : Republican challenger Ronald_Reagan defeats incumbent Democrat Jimmy_Carter by a wide margin.
www.flowergods.com /November_4   (1062 words)

  
 Political Affairs Magazine - GUINEA-BISSAU: Parties split over who to support in second round of presidential election
The presidential election is due to set the seal on Guinea-Bissau's return to constitutional government nearly two years after the coup that overthrew Yala.
Many leading figures in the PAIGC, which won parliamentary elections last year, are backing Vieira, who won 29 percent in the first of the vote in the first round of the election.
The first round of the election was universally praised by international observers for being free, fair, peaceful and well organised.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/articleview/1505/1/109   (1062 words)

  
 CNN.com - Election 2000 overview - October 31, 2000
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Presidential election cycles are always three-ring circuses, and the 2000 election has become one of the biggest circuses ever.
The presidential race appears to heading toward a showdown in about a dozen states, with the outcome in Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin and the Northwest most important.
The GOP presidential nominee, Texas Gov. George W. Bush, recovered after a shaky start during the primary season and tried to establish education as his most important issue.
www.cnn.com /ELECTION/2000/resources/rothenberg/gen.elex.html   (1062 words)

  
 BBC NEWS Americas Victory for Lula in Brazil election
The left-wing candidate in Brazil's presidential election, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has won a convincing victory in Sunday's run-off.
And his critics have accused him of botching the election campaign by using aggressive tactics that seem to have divided even his own natural supporters.
His government-backed opponent, Jose Serra, telephoned "Lula" - as he is known in Brazil - to congratulate him on the election results and to wish him well, one of Mr Serra's aides said.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/americas/2365217.stm   (1062 words)

  
 Portugal: inquiry concludes bomb killed Prime Minister Carneiro in 1980
Sick reached the conclusion that the seeds of the Iran-Contra scandal were planted during the 1980 election, which he described as a “covert political coup”.
A new parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of the Portuguese prime minister and defence minister in 1980 has concluded they were the victims of a bomb blast on board their aircraft.
Sick stated that Iran suddenly broke off negotiations with the Carter administration over the hostage issue until just before the election.
www.wsws.org /articles/2005/jan2005/port-j10.shtml   (1062 words)

  
 Who Will Win the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election?
We analyzed the government experience of the two major party candidates in each of the U. Presidential elections since 1932 in an attempt to discover a formula for determining the outcome of future (or hypothetical) U. Presidential elections.
The winner of the 2004 U. Presidential election will be Democratic Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.
The holy grail of Washington D. is a formula to predict the electability of a presidential candidate before he or she is nominated.
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 President Elect - 1824
About a year before the election he suffered a paralytic stroke which weakened him physically throughout the campaign.
In fact, all the presidential and vice presidential candidates were from the same party.
He had served as a U.S. Senator, a minister to France, and was also both President Jefferson and President Monroe's Secretary of the Treasury.
www.presidentelect.org /e1824.html   (779 words)

  
 US Dept of State - Women Voters Key in 2004 Presidential Election
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 61 percent of eligible women voters cast a ballot in the 2000 presidential election.
An eligible woman voter is more likely to cast a ballot in the next presidential election than her male counterpart if a pattern identified in the 2000 election continues.
In the 2000 presidential election, unmarried women voters represented the same percentage of the electorate as Jewish, African American, and Latino voters combined.
usinfo.state.gov /dhr/Archive/2004/Apr/14-284075.html   (892 words)

  
 Wikinfo Walter Mondale
Walter Frederick Mondale (born January 5, 1928) was a two-term U.S. Senator, the forty-second Vice President of the United States (1977-1981), and the Democratic Party nominee for President in 1984 against the incumbent, Republican Ronald Reagan.
In the 1984 election, Mondale was defeated in a landslide, winning only the District of Columbia and his home state of Minnesota, thus securing only 13 electoral votes to Reagan's 525.
After a brief return to the practice of law, Mondale won the Democratic presidential nomination in the 1984 election.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Walter_Mondale   (629 words)

  
 U.S. Presidency Links - Russell D. Renka
Elections Central- A History of Presidential Elections has contextual detail for interpretation of the 2000 election; it's quite commercial, and popup ads are a problem.
Presidential Inaugurations from The Library of Congress has "a collection of approximately 400 items or 2,000 digital files relating to inaugurations from George Washington's in 1789 to George W. Bush's inauguration of 2001." This is a comprehensive site that will warrant thorough sampling for any student of inaugurals.
Gallup presidential election poll forecasts from 1936 through 1992 are at The Gallup Poll Election 2000- About The Gallup Poll; and its accuracy in comparison to the result is shown for 1936 through 1996 at Gallup Poll Accuracy Record.
cstl-cla.semo.edu /renka/PresidencyLinks.htm   (12489 words)

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