What is the total cost of ownership concept
What is the total cost of ownership concept What are some of the challenges that must be overcome when implementing a total cost measurement system
Part One: The Facts
How are the number of electoral votes decided for each state How many electoral votes are in your home state
Which Presidential candidate (Obama or Romney) won your state’s electoral votes in the 2012 election Which of these candidates won the popular vote in your state
Part Two: The Controversy
Explain what you found in your research regarding the “pros and cons” of the electoral system.
What are the most compelling arguments you found for continuing to use the Electoral College
What are the most compelling arguments you found that were in favor of abolishing the Electoral College
Part Three: Your Position
Explain what you think. Should the U.S. maintain the current Electoral College system,move toward a national popular vote system, or use the “proportional voting” system forthe Electoral College used by Maine and Nebraska
Why do you think the system you chose is the best of the three systems
What impact might that have on voters More engaged Less engaged The same
Please note: You will need to do research to complete this assignment, however; you may not use websites such as “ask.com” or “wiki answers” to inform your responses. There are plenty of great resources which are far more credible and will provide a much more complete understanding of the topics we are exploring. We suggest the following sites to help you find the information you will need:
As always, be sure to identify any direct quotations you draw from a source by identifying the source and by placing those words in quotation marks (no more than 20% of your essay can be quotations). The source of any ideas or facts you include should also be identified whether you use the direct words or not. Additionally, you should include the links to any news articles or websites you visit by copying and pasting the link at the end of your assignment.