TITLE

Question Time

PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;4/14/79, Vol. 180 Issue 15, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the political systems in three countries, United States, Canada, and Great Britain, all of which are simultaneously holding elections in 1979. Duration of campaign period; Voter turnout; Failure of the American system of divided government to work as the Founding Fathers expected; Americans elect a president first and find out about him afterward; Canadian and English presidential candidates have been tried in parliament; Weakening of the American party structure; British and Canadian prime ministers can serve indefinitely.
ACCESSION #
11081185

 

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