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SS2: GOVERNMENT - 1ST TERM

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  1. Electoral Process | Week 1
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Types of Electoral Process | Week 2
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Electoral Process Continues - Proportional, Representation, Repeated Ballot, Direct and Indirect Elections | Week 3
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Ballot Systems/Types of Voting | Week 4
    3 Topics
  5. Organization of Election | Week 5
    4 Topics
  6. Electoral Commission and Electoral Officers | Week 6
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Public Opinion and Mass Media | Week 7
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Civil Service | Week 8
    6 Topics
  9. Personnel Administration in the Civil Service | Week 9
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  10. Public Corporation | Week 10
    9 Topics
  11. Commercialization, Privatization and Deregulation of Public Corporations | Week 11
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Lesson 2, Topic 1
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Meaning of Electoral System, Primaries, Referendum and Plebiscite

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The electoral system is the method or process through which people of a state elect representatives into the government or political posts.

Electoral system includes the set rules and regulations that guide elections in a state such as qualification of suffrage, voting procedure, the procedure for calculation, and determination of election results.

Primaries

It is a first or preliminary election usually held within a political party to appoint delegates that will represent a party in a national conference or election.

 Referendum

A referendum is a type of election where people vote on public policy or an important political issue or question e.g. a proposed constitutional change. Referendum guides government decisions.

Plebiscite

This is a type of direct voting in a state in which the people vote to agree or disagree with a given policy or question of public importance e.g. a proposed constitutional change, boundary dispute, etc. 

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