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Mandate (politics)

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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 Sh...

Presidential mandates: A matter of perception | The Economist

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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 ...

Myth of the Presidential Mandate - jstor

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

Presidential Election Mandates - The American Presidency Project

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

Annenberg Classroom - Mandate: The President and the People

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The complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion is examined by leading historians, political scientists and public figures who also offer ...

Does President Obama Have a Mandate? | Big Think

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

Second Term Presidential Mandates Are Nonexistent | US News ...

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Nov 7, 2012 ... Presidential mandates are rare, and second term ones nonexistent. Only Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan were able to claim ...

Delivering the People's Message, The Changing Politics of the ...

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Mar 13, 2014 ... Presidents have long invoked electoral mandates to justify the use of executive power. In Delivering the People's Message, Julia R. Azari draws ...

The Presidency | Mandate and Core business

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As the apex institution in government, the aim of The Presidency is “to facilitate a common programme towards the achievement of the electoral mandate and the ...

Project MUSE - Institutional Change and the Presidential Mandate

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Often treated as a unified concept with a single definition, the presidential mandate actually encompasses multiple definitions, each connected to distinct ideas ...

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What is a Mandate? - Definition & Examples - Video & Lesson ...

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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 ...

The myth of the presidential mandate - The Washington Post

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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 ...

The power in a president's mandate - Reuters

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Oct 16, 2013 ...Presidential mandate” is an ideal brickbat in a political struggle because it is so carelessly used. Republicans who question Obama's ...