Political Party System and Electoral System of Great Britain and the Netherlands

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An Analysis of the Political Party System and Electoral Systems of Great Britain and the Netherlands
Question 1:
The primary role of political parties is to represents a various part of the population through an ideological policy within the overall government. The political party acts as a voice for the people, which provides them with a political spokesperson for their beliefs and values in government.
Each party tends to want to bring a certain belief system into the government that can be represented regarding legislation or government policy. The socialist party tends to want more social policies that promote government regulation over health care, housing, etc. Liberals tend to want a more focused political agenda that relies on...
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.....y, the U.S. and Great Britain have larger geographic areas in which the necessity of electoral colleges is much more needed to due to larger population representation.
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