Tag: Elections
President Trump Will Be Reelected in November

President Trump faces many challenges, including civil unrest, massive unemployment, and questions about his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Do Incumbent Presidents Always Win?

In a recent post on The Beacon, I predicted that President Trump would be reelected in November, because he is the incumbent, and incumbents almost always win. Here are incumbent reelection rates for the Senate and House of Representatives, but how about the presidency? Let’s consider presidential reelection rates back to the beginning of...
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Impeachment and Presidential Power

It is easy to conclude that the impeachment proceedings against President Trump are politically motivated. Both the House and Senate appear split on the issue along party lines, so the outcome that the president is impeached by the House but not convicted by the Senate seems a forgone conclusion. The Constitution is vague enough...
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Would Rand Paul Be a Viable Third-Party Candidate for President?

While this whole scenario is a long shot, one person who might be able to gain enough support is Rand Paul.

Incumbent Advantage

The notion that somehow voters have the ability to replace elected officials by voting them out of office is a sham when incumbents win almost all the time.

Proportional Voting for the House of Representatives?

Proportional voting would explicitly recognize the partisan nature of politics.

Does Your Vote Matter?

Elections are rituals, the deeper system will persist regardless of outcomes.

New Poll Suggests Lessons Teachers Unions Should Remember in November

A growing number of parents may be voting with their feet this fall by taking advantage of Arizona’s expansive educational choice programs.

The Republican Advantage That’s Easy to See but Nobody Notices

Does color, on a subconscious level, affect who we vote for?

Progressive Democracy

The ideology of Democracy legitimizes the actions of democratic government by validating them as being approved by the people.

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