POPULAR VOTE:The vote for a U.S. presidential candidate made by the qualified voters, as opposed to that made by the elec...
WINNING PERCENTAGES HOUSE CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS LAST SIX CONGRESSES2002-2012108th: 52%109th-55%110th-...
WINNING PERCENTAGES SENATE ELECTIONS LAST SIX CONGRESSESOhio2002:49.5%2004: 63.9 %2006: 56.2%2008: 51.9%2010: 57.3%...
INCUMBENT ADVANTAGE Advantages: • More recognition • Ea...
SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICTAn electoral district, or constituency having a single representative in a legislative body, rathe...
WHY ARE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS MUCH CLOSER THAN THE AVERAGE HOUSE/SENATE ELECTIONThe whole c...
HOUSE/SENATE ELECTIONSStates lean towards one party, causing that party to be elected into office every time there is an...
DIVIDED GOVERNMENTOne party controls the white house and another controls both houses of congressUSA is mainly a divided...
QUESTIONS1. What is divided government?2. What is the popular vote?3. One advantage of being an Incumbent.4. What is a sin...
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Presidential elections v. congressional elections anderson highschool

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  • 1. POPULAR VOTE:The vote for a U.S. presidential candidate made by the qualified voters, as opposed to that made by the electoral college.WINNING PERCENTAGES OF THE LAST SIX PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS:1992- 43.01%1996- 49.23%2000-47.87%2004- 50.73%2008- 52.87%2012- 50.6%
  • 2. WINNING PERCENTAGES HOUSE CONGRESSIONAL ELECTIONS LAST SIX CONGRESSES2002-2012108th: 52%109th-55%110th-50.5%111th- 58%112th-53%113th-51%
  • 3. WINNING PERCENTAGES SENATE ELECTIONS LAST SIX CONGRESSESOhio2002:49.5%2004: 63.9 %2006: 56.2%2008: 51.9%2010: 57.3%2012: 50.3% 2006
  • 4. INCUMBENT ADVANTAGE Advantages: • More recognition • Easier access to Campaign Finance and government resources • Incumbents have won more over the years
  • 5. SINGLE MEMBER DISTRICTAn electoral district, or constituency having a single representative in a legislative body, rather then having 2 or more.Impacts the winning percentages because you can win with a lesser percentage then someone else.Eliminates third party votes.
  • 6. WHY ARE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS MUCH CLOSER THAN THE AVERAGE HOUSE/SENATE ELECTIONThe whole country votes, so there is a broader variety of votersMore people take interest in the presidential election.
  • 7. HOUSE/SENATE ELECTIONSStates lean towards one party, causing that party to be elected into office every time there is an electionExample would be that California is primarily Democrat, so usually a Democratic candidate gets elected everytime
  • 8. DIVIDED GOVERNMENTOne party controls the white house and another controls both houses of congressUSA is mainly a divided government.
  • 9. QUESTIONS1. What is divided government?2. What is the popular vote?3. One advantage of being an Incumbent.4. What is a single member district?5. What party does California primarily lean?

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