In politics, a mandate is the authority granted by a constituency to act as its
representative. ... Further reading. Heidotting Conley, Patricia (2001).
Presidential Mandates: How Elections Sh...
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 ...
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 ...
Presidential mandates are rare, and second term ones nonexistent. Only
Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan were able to claim and
Oct 16, 2013 ... “Presidential mandate” is an ideal brickbat in a political struggle because it is so
carelessly used. Republicans who question Obama's ...
The power in a president's mandate ... shutdown has brought about one
surprising consequence: a debate over the meaning of the term “presidential
The complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion is
examined by leading historians, political scientists and public figures who also
Nov 7, 2012 ... Presidential mandates are rare, and second term ones nonexistent. Only
Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan were able to claim ...
Mar 22, 2013 ... However, is the concept of a presidential mandate even legitimate? Can a
president truly assert that their election necessarily means a ...
A history of the theory of the presidential mandate has not been written and I ... I
know, he was the first American president to claim not only that the president is.