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How are Electors elected?

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2008-12-10

Last time, Prof. Steven Ekovich explained how the Electoral College worked. Today, he tells us how its members are elected.

Steven Ekovich is professor at the American University of Paris. His publications include :

"GCC, an emerging power in the Persian Gulf?" (with A.S. Fatemi and J. Assadi). 

"Iran and the New Threats in the Persian Gulf and Middle East since 9/11". NATO and the European Union, ed. Hall Gardner (Ashgate, 2004).

"Welfare and Personal Responsibility: The View from America". Strategic Prospective, No. 19-20, September-December 2004.

"Iran and New Threats in the Persian Gulf and Middle East". Orbis, Volume 48, No. 1, Winter 2004.


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Date created : 2008-10-29

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