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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandate_(politics)

In politics, a mandate is the authority granted by a constituency to act as its representative. ... Further reading[edit]. Heidotting Conley, Patricia (2001). Presidential Mandates: How Elections Shape the National Agenda. University of Chicago ...

fivethirtyeight.com/features/presidential-mandates-arent-real-but-congress-sometimes-acts-as-if-they-are

Nov 2, 2016 ... And then, finally, one has to suss out what kind of mandate a president has. There are different types: Observers can determine that the contest ...

www.usnews.com/opinion/views-you-can-use/articles/2016-11-09/does-president-elect-donald-trump-have-a-mandate

Nov 9, 2016 ... What everyone's saying about Paul Ryan's claim that President-elect Donald Trump secured a mandate.

www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/the-myth-of-the-presidential-mandate/2012/06/08/gJQA0HvVNV_blog.html

Jun 8, 2012 ... If you consider the mechanics of presidential mandates, it's clear why they don't amount to much. For one thing, contemporary elections are ...

www.jstor.org/stable/2150822

Myth of the Presidential Mandate. ROBERT A. DAHL. On election night in 1980 the vice president elect enthusiastically informed the country that Ronald ...

bigthink.com/praxis/does-president-obama-have-a-mandate

Presidential mandates are rare, and second term ones nonexistent. Only Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan were able to claim and exercise ...

www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2012/11/presidential-mandates

Nov 9, 2012 ... NOW that Barack Obama has won re-election, politicians and pundits are debating whether the president has a “mandate” from the American ...

www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2016/11/17/13658374/trump-mandate-history-presidential-politics

Nov 17, 2016 ... Debates over mandates are commonplace in American presidential politics. But when presidents claim mandates, it signifies weakness as ...

www.presidency.ucsb.edu/data/mandates.php

Presidential Election Mandates: J.Q. Adams - Trump. President. Election, popular vote, electoral vote, difference between pop. & elec. vote %. %, advantage, % ...

study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-a-mandate-definition-examples.html

Sometimes, presidents win the White House in a manner that tends to negate the perception of a mandate. In 1948, Harry Truman was running for re-election at ...