Influence Voting Decision Making

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Constituent opinion, interest groups and political parties all influence the voting decisions of members of Congress in various ways. However, it is ultimately up to each member to decide how to cast his/her vote on any piece of legislation. Explore each of the influences mentioned above and discuss how each could be a potential positive and negative influence on members decisions. Finally, consider these influences in light of the delegate and trustee models of representation introduced by the Framers' fears of democracy and faction. Is there a best path for members to follow in deciding how to
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