Essay about Pol 201 Week 5 Bd

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Political parties mobilize voters to win elections and implement policy goals. Parties use their stated policy goals (i.e., their platforms) as a way to mobilize voter support. Generally, in order to be successful in a two-party system, parties must have policy goals across a broad range of issue areas to appeal to a broad range of voters.

For this discussion, you will identify one issue area that you want investigate. Use the resources required for this discussion to gather information about the goals and proposals, in that issue area, of three political parties – the Democratic and Republican parties and a third party.

In your initial post of at least 200-250 words, summarize each of the three parties’
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Several states have recently passed legislation imposing new registration and identification requirements. This has sparked debate about whether these are tactics intended to suppress turnout or to prevent fraud.

In your initial post of at least 200-250 words, summarize recent developments in several states enacting voter ID laws. Explain the pros and cons on both sides of the debate about these laws. Share your own experience with the relative difficulty or ease of voting in your locale. Draw your own conclusion about the debate over voter ID laws. Finally, share your perspective about whether voting in the U.S.
The U.S. has one of the lowest voter turnout rates among modern democratic should be made easier or harder. Justify your conclusions with facts and persuasive reasoning.

Fully respond to all parts of the question. Write in your own words. Support your position with APA citations to two or more different resources required for this discussion.

Voter identification is a prominent issue in many state legislatures this year. Legislation is pending in 32 states so far, including new voter identification proposals in 14 states, proposals to strengthen existing voter identification laws in ten states, and bills in nine states to amend the new voter ID laws passed in 2011. Thirty states presently have laws in place that will require all voters to show ID at the