Quiz LibraryElecciones y Estado Mexicano: ¿Cómo funcionan?
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Concepts covered:Mexico, federal country, representative democracy, presidential system, direct elections
Mexico is a federal country with a representative democracy and a presidential system without a runoff election. The citizens directly elect the president and members of the congress every six years.
Table of Contents1.Understanding the Mexican State and Federalism2.Political System of Mexico3.Election Process in Mexico4.Mexican Presidential System and Electoral Process
Understanding the Mexican State and Federalism
Concepts covered:Mexico, representative democracy, presidential election, federalism, federal system
Mexico, as one of the largest and most influential countries in Latin America, operates as a representative democracy where citizens elect officials periodically. The Mexican state is organized as a federal system, with significant autonomy given to separate states or political entities.
Question 1
What type of government does Mexico have?
Question 2
How are Mexico's president and congress members chosen?
Question 3
What does federalism imply for Mexico's political organization?
Political System of Mexico
Concepts covered:Mexico, presidential system, federal district, elections, mandatory voting
Mexico is composed of 31 states and a federal district, with the city of Mexico serving as the center of power for all branches of the federation. The country operates under a presidential system where the citizens directly elect the president and members of the congress every six years.
Question 4
What type of government does Mexico have?
Question 5
How often are Mexican federal elections held?
Question 6
Is voting mandatory in Mexico?
Election Process in Mexico
Concepts covered:Mexico, election process, relative majority, absolute majority, presidential term
In Mexico, the president is elected based on the principle of relative majority, where the candidate with the most votes becomes the president for a six-year term without the possibility of reelection. This system differs from countries like Peru and Chile, where elections are governed by the principle of absolute majority, requiring a candidate to win over half of the votes or face a runoff with the top two candidates.
Question 7
What limits a president's re-election in Mexico?
Question 8
Why doesn't Mexico use an absolute majority system?
Question 9
How would a second round occur in absolute majority?
Mexican Presidential System and Electoral Process
Concepts covered:Mexican presidential system, election process, president's responsibilities, Mexican Congress election, state organization
The chapter discusses the Mexican presidential system, highlighting the absence of a second round in elections and the president's key responsibilities such as enacting laws, appointing officials, and leading foreign policy. It also touches on the complexity of electing members of the Mexican Congress.
Question 10
How does Mexico's federal system affect its governance?
Question 11
Why might Mexico have fewer presidential candidates?
Question 12
What is a duty of the Mexican President?

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