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Why should there be election debates?

To many people, ‘election debates,’ is a means to inform voters of how the issues of the day are framed and discussed by candidates. The exchange of ideas that happens between opposing candidates is supposed to reveal information that voters need especially in knowing and evaluating candidates -- what they stand for, what their plans are, among Pothers. Equipped with this knowledge, voters are said to be more capable of making informed decision of who to vote for or not.

Why is there party politics?

One usual mistake many people usually commit in making sense of “political party” is the irresponsible disregard of substantial distinctions between and among: what...

Why should we care about ‘midterm’ elections?

In most democracies these days, discussions on electoral politics are surprisingly limited to general elections. Most media analysts and election “experts” really find happiness...