Election Essays


Robert Mueller Investigation Essay (Free Example)

In this essay about special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, we provide an overview of the information available at the time of publication about that investigation.  The essay will explain who Robert Mueller is; what the investigation is trying to find; and why the investigation was instigated.  In Continue Reading... Continue Reading...

Democrats Poor Performance in the 2016 Elections

a single-member districts system in which only a single candidate wins the election.  Based on this system, there is a systematic advantage of one House representative from every district across different states.  The single-member districts system implies that a state is broken up into smaller segments in order to develop a redistricting plan (Wolf par, 2).  While the concept behind this system is to ensure that every district has a representative, voters from Republican and Democratic parties are not equally spread throughout a state. Consequently, parties have different distributions of voters across states, which contributes to disparities in the… Continue Reading...

Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink the Power Of Thinking Without Thinking

are unable to draw such profound conclusions so quickly. Gladwell uses disparate examples such as the election of Warren Harding (the dangers of “tall, dark, handsome men” who look presidential but who really are not) and Coke’s failure to generate a new product (“New Coke”) that satisfied consumers because of its inability to understand the mystique behind the so-called secret formula of its flagship product. The difference between good decision-makers and bad ones is the fact that good decision-makers are able to fillet out the most relevant and salient information, such as their presumption that tall men are superior… Continue Reading...

The Election Of 2016 Outcome and Evolution

The election of 2016 produced a shocking outcome in the eyes of most political analysts. As noted by Larry J. Sabato, there are many parallels between the election of 1948 and 2016. In 1948, Harry Truman, who was predicted to lose to Thomas E. Dewey, had a similar, populist “give ‘em hell” style to Donald Trump. Dewey’s supporters were similarly unenthusiastic as many of Clinton’s supporters, who backed her more as the anti-Trump candidate versus someone they genuinely admired. But the… Continue Reading...