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  1. 1. “Sovereignity resides in the people and all the government authority emenates from them.”
  2. 2. -are those citizens eligible according to law to vote at public elections
  3. 3. - is the political right and obligation of the citizens to vote in public elections of candidates for public office
  4. 4. - is the selection of public official by the citizens of the state, or other political bodies
  5. 5. - is the right of citizens to propose bills to be enacted by the legislature on which electors may vote
  6. 6. - is a method of removing a public official from office by submitting to a popular vote the issue of whether the official should either continue in office/not
  7. 7. - a popular vote of the people for or against a proposed law/ enactment for their judgements
  8. 8. -passes on to the voters the legislative acts for their final approval/ rejection
  9. 9. - A natural right. - Inherent and characteristics of citizenship. - A vested privilege. - A government task. - An ethical duty.
  10. 10. Qualifications of Electorate - Citizenship - Age - Not disqualified by law - Residence - Domicile (is that to which the law of the land refers when it speaks of residence for the purpose of election)
  11. 11. “Citizens unfitted to vote” “Suffrage Required by Rule”
  12. 12. Categories of Election  Direct election- the electorate makes a selection of their candidates by direct individual voting Indirect election- the electorate first select a comparatively small group of persons aiming for public office through election who successively will make a choice from among themselves the officials of the institution
  13. 13. Is a formed group of person going after the same ideology, political ideas/platform of government and have as a part its branches and divisions.
  14. 14. “Election Period and Election Campaign Distinguished”
  15. 15. As the rules and regulations governing how citizens vote in any society with an organized government.
  16. 16. District System Each electoral district prefer one representative to Congress. Whoever obtains the most votes is elected.
  17. 17. A final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner
  18. 18. Choosing of one person to be the chosen for office or as a candidate. Through primary Election. Through Convention. Through Petition. Through Local Committee of a Political Party. Through one-self alone.

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