Question and answer
The detailed provisions of federal election laws are important a. because most U.S. elections are for federal offices. b. because they are specifically listed in the Constitution. c. to prevent State
voter registration requirements. d. to maintain honest and free elections at all levels
D. To maintain honest and free elections at all levels Election laws regulate who votes, when and how they vote, for whom they can vote, how campaigns are conducted, and how votes are recorded, counted, and allocated. [ The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1870) prohibits discrimination on the basis of race and the Nineteenth (1920) on the basis of gender. Congress has set uniform
dates for congressional, senatorial, and presidential elections, and it requires all members of Congress to be elected from contiguous, single-member districts. In three major federal laws, the Tillman Act (1907), the Federal Election Campaign Act (1971, 1974), and the McCain-Feingold Act (2002), Congress sought to reduce fraud and curb the influence of rich interest groups. Loopholes in these laws, often created or widened by court decisions, have diminished their effectiveness. By contrast, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, inspired by the civil rights movement and pushed through Congress by President Lyndon B. Johnson, quickly eliminated remaining racial discrimination in voting qualifications and gradually reduced discrimination in electoral practices such as redistricting. Source(s): Issacharoff, Samuel, Pamela S. Karlan, and Richard H. Pildes. The Law of Democracy: Legal Structure of the Political Process. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1998. Lowenstein, Daniel Hays, and Richard L. Hasen. Election Law: Cases and Materials. 2d ed. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2001. ]
Expert answered|jbgingz|Points 301|
Question
Asked 6/12/2013 4:08:59 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Which of the following BEST describes a major motivation of contributors to political campaigns? a. Money fuels democracy. b. Politics is charity for government. c. Money = influence. d. Let’s lighten the candidate’s load
Weegy: Which of the following BEST describes a major motivation of contributors to political campaigns? answer: c. Money = influence. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/12/2013 4:11:40 PM
0 Answers/Comments
At what level of government does a labor union attempt to influence policy? a. only at the national level of government b. at the state and local levels c. only at the international level d. at all levels of government
Weegy: At what level of government does a labor union attempt to influence policy? answer:d. at all levels of government (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/12/2013 4:22:00 PM
0 Answers/Comments
17,954,716 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Solve for x. -5x + 12x - 8x = -24
Weegy: Add -5, 12, and -8 to get -1. So -1x=-24. Thus x=24 User: Choose the answer based on the most efficient ...
10/23/2014 12:33:39 AM| 2 Answers
Who was the poet who wrote The Faerie Queene? A. Francis ...
Weegy: Edmund Spenser was the poet who wrote The Faerie Queene.
10/23/2014 1:19:01 AM| 2 Answers
Emily Dickinson's poem "Success" is ironic because the idea of losers ...
Weegy: True User: Poems compact meaning and make unexpected associations. True False
10/23/2014 6:26:33 AM| 2 Answers
What percent of 115 is 29.9
Weegy: What percent of 115 is 29.9? is 26% User: What percent of 22 is 44 Weegy: The 44% of 175 is: Convert 44% in ...
10/23/2014 7:20:21 AM| 2 Answers
Multiply the following fractions. Reduce your answer to lowest terms. ...
Weegy: 12/35 User: multiply and reduce 1 7/10 x 3/4 Weegy: 5/12
10/23/2014 8:49:48 AM| 2 Answers
The phrase "to jump" is an example of a ...
Weegy: This is True. User: A main clause that can stand alone or function as a whole sentence is a(n) ...
10/23/2014 9:12:57 AM| 2 Answers
The right to privacy inherent in the concept of due process has been ...
Weegy: The right to privacy inherent in the concept of due process has been applied with the most controversy recently ...
10/23/2014 10:16:22 AM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
1
1
1
1
L
1
L
Points 2497 [Total 14872]| Ratings 0| Comments 2497| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
1
L
P
C
1
P
C
1
L
Points 1586 [Total 11067]| Ratings 4| Comments 1546| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
P
L
Points 864 [Total 13093]| Ratings 0| Comments 864| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 567 [Total 1966]| Ratings 0| Comments 567| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 504 [Total 6298]| Ratings 3| Comments 474| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 482 [Total 482]| Ratings 0| Comments 452| Invitations 3|Offline
S
Points 431 [Total 432]| Ratings 6| Comments 371| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 270 [Total 270]| Ratings 1| Comments 260| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
Points 48 [Total 6282]| Ratings 0| Comments 48| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 27 [Total 27]| Ratings 0| Comments 27| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2014 Purple Inc.