Democracy as an ideal suggests that every person should have an equal chance at influencing the political decision making process.

Democracy as an ideal suggests that every person should have an equal chance at influencing the political decision making process. Political equality (one person, one vote) is a value of the American political culture. Today, do we have political equality (in terms of influencing the political system) in the United States? If yes, how so? If no, why not? You must reference at least two academic articles to support your position.
ere are some links that discuss political equality from various perspectives:
http://harvardmagazine.com/2012/09/america-the-politically-unequal
https://scholar.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/mgilens/files/gilens_and_page_2014_-testing_theories_of_american_politics.doc.pdf
http://www.apsanet.org/portals/54/Files/Task%20Force%20Reports/taskforcereport.pdf
http://www.heritage.org/research/commentary/2012/10/political-justice-equality-of-opportunity-not-sameness-of-opportunity
http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2016/03/tocqueville-on-christianity-and-american-democracy
our initial post must be at least 300 words. List all web resources and referenced materials that were used. You must use the APA citation style format in listing references used and in parenthetical citations.

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