Each paper should be setup as a separate essay.
Essay 1: Investigate the party system of Canada. Try to identify the major features of the political parties in the system in terms of the party-in-the-electorate, the party as organization, and the party-in-government. Briefly describe what you found in comparison to the two-party system in the United States.
Essay 2: In the 2012 election cycle, there were many efforts in states to impose identification requirements and efforts in some states to place restrictions on early voting.
The opponents of these measures charged with proponents with “voter suppression.” What does that mean?
The opponents of the measures sought relief from these state restrictions in federal court. What was the basis of their argument for relief? What was the legal argument of the proponents of these proposals?