American Corner-Manila 2012 U.S Election Watch
In line with the coming U.S Presidential Elections, American Corner – Manila in cooperation with the Arts College Government and University Student Government, organized a two-week long series of activities called, THE 2012 ELECTION WATCH which takes place from 25 October to 09 November 2012 with the end view of promoting and demonstrating democracy, through the U.S electoral process, as it play s a vital role in every society. To jumpstart these series of events, a lecture entitled, The Road To 270 , was interactively discussed by Mr. Al James Untalan, Faculty, International Studies Department on October 25, 2012. The talk clearly explained how voters elect a body called an electoral college , which would then elect the President. This system of government, practiced by America, embraces the idea of indirect democracy.