Pol 201 lecture 16 04/12/2014
3 votes ( Canadian parliament )
Senate ( it’s a whole over of a high order social system , the Lord, held over every since 1864) , many
proposal have been made to change the system
bill c2=> biggest bill to amend , 168 witnesses , passed billc2 with 158 changes
cant do anything accept accepting what the prime minister decided and appointed the ruler.
Constitutions always being able to dictated the crown, rather than having the crown dictate everything.
Powerful and influential presidential systems, illuminates presidential system more generally.
Fragmented and divided government.
An outcome of a separation of power ( system designed for the fragmentation and separation of power)
Legislature branch and executive branch are elected separately
Both parties are elected, no appointment
Each Branch has its own power base, electoral
Assert Much more power to the executive than the parliament
The president has an extra power to exercise the veto to veto, cant overrides the decision of the parliament
often, but occasionally
Can appoint the candidate ( parliament) from whoever he chooses, also appoints ambassadors, the director
of CIA, NSA, the p has more free reign to appoint his cabinet and other members of his government then a
prime minister does in the parliamentary system.
Different gov can be control diff parts of a system, different branches of the gov can be controlled by diff
parties ( sth parliament system cant do)
If 2 legislations
More likely to lead to deadlock when branches of gov are controlled by diff parties, blocked the legislations
to be passed by other parties, don’t let other parties to pass legislation
Party discipline are relatively weak
Partisanship ( having deadlock)
Elections are regularly scheduled, IN US , every 4 years , elect president, each lasted 2 terms longest 100 senators, each serve