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United States : Presidential Election

How has a clumsy voting machine for presidential election in the US survived so long? Only because the ruling elite of the society, economy, and polity is a well-knit homogeneous group, which has remained secure in its place for more than two centuries that scantly cares which particular person gets this purely temporary job of a president for so short a period as four years. The situation however, may well change in a few decades with demographic changes evident even now: whites will lose absolute majority, Hispanics will become the largest minority, and Islam will be the second largest religion in the US. In the emerging scenario the institution of presidential election ought to satisfy, more than ever before, the test of ' justice as fairness' together with the criteria of objectivity and transparency.

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