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Equality

  1. Equality - Each voter has one vote only, which is evaluated equally, regardless of its affiliation to or another person. Equal voting rights also implies equality of electoral districts. So the U.S. is considered acceptable If the election for Congress is the difference in the number of people voting districts does not exceed 2%, in Germany on 1 ^. In Russia in the elections to the State. Duma 1995 , the number of voters in the districts ranged from 400 thousand in densely populated areas up to 300 thousand in Yakutia, and 172 thousand in Tuva. Wrong thread districts can be an effective tool for manipulate the votes.
  2. The mystery of the election - individual voter's decision should not be someone we know. This principle provides for freedom of choice, protects citizens from all sorts of persecution, bribery. Almost a secret election provided a closed procedure vote, the presence of special voting booths, the standard uniform, the same ballots, they include the names of all candidates, or the use of special machines.
  1. Direct (direct) voting - a voter decides immediate candidate for elective office, vote for real rights.
On the basis of democratic principles of electoral rights have been formed, characterize the organization of the electoral process.These include:
  1. Freedom of elections, which involves, first of all, the absence political, administrative, socio-economic, psychological and informational pressure on voters activists, candidates and election officials.
  2. Availability choice alternative candidates.
  3. Contestability, competition elections. Various political forces should be able to fight for voters' confidence in elections, acquaintances and persuade them correctly, the advantages of their election program.
  4. The frequency and regularity of the elections.
  5. Equal opportunities political parties and candidates.
First of all, this equality of material and information resources. It ensured the establishment of maximum for any party level of expenditure on elections, limiting contributions from organizations and individuals in the election funds of parties and candidates, providing them with the principles of equality of free time State television, radio, etc.

Elections to the totalitarian, authoritarian and transitional societies Compliance with the principles of free elections is directly dependent on type of political system.In some cases, an important guarantee of compliance democratic principles of elections may make external factors: international control, the occupying forces of democratic nations. Although usually determined by the nature of the elections for the country's internal conditions. Without System security - the availability of a set of interrelated factors - Election as a relatively independent political process can used far away from democracy, and even directly opposed to her. In today's elections are widely used by authoritarian and totalitarian regimes. The main social purpose of elections in such circumstances is strengthening of appropriate types of political domination by political consciousness of its own citizens and (or) international public opinion. In this case the elections do not determine the composition government.

Timmy Dunn For Congress
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Fayetteville, NC  28303
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