In order for Texas to regain full statehood, it had to extend voting rights to
African American males.
What method of nomination did the Texas Democratic Party use prior to the adoption of the primary system?
Which of the following Supreme Court cases struck down the state-imposed White Primary in Texas?
Grovey v. Townsend
Which of the following is not a requirement for voting in Texas?
A resident of his/her county six months prior to an election
The "motor voter" law
Allows a person to register to vote when applying for a driver's license without even filling out a form.
Which statement is not true about the election of 2006 in Texas?
White voters accounted for 75% of voters.
Which of the following reforms enacted in Texas has increased turnout?
Casting ballot using Internet
Which of the following statements is not correct?
. During early voting, a voter must go to her/his already designated polling place to vote.
According to the textbook, which Minor Party in Texas has a permanent spot on the ballot in the general election?
The cost for a closely contested race for the Texas Senate could run
between one million to two million dollars.
Many analysts believe that one reason why George W. Bush defeated Ann Richards in 1994 was
His use of positive campaign style.??
1. In 1964, the Twenty-fourth Amendment was added to the U.S. Constitution to ban poll tax in state elections.
2. In Texas, convicted felons are not allowed to vote until five years after their sentences, including probation and parole, are completed.
5. Texas law discourages voter registration because jury duty summons lists are compiled from voter registration rolls.
6. Texas law requires voters to have a picture ID before casting a ballot.
False (however that changed and is now required)
7. Unless a third party candidate received at least 20 percent of the vote in the last governor's race, a third party is entitled to select its candidates through its state convention.
8. The winning party in the governor's race is listed second on the ballot in elections for the following four years.
9. Campaigning in Texas has become based on electronic media, targeted mass mailings, and the Internet.
All of these are the differences between a political party and interest group except
. A political party addresses a narrower array of issues than an interest group
. A party united by a single principle or a narrowly defined set of principles is said to be a/an
ideological political party.
. The number of delegates a precinct receives to the next higher party convention is based on
The number of votes the party's candidate received in the last governor's race
. Which statement is not true about county/district conventions?
Counties that lie completely within a state senate district hold county conventions.
Each political party selects delegates to the party's nominating presidential convention and a list of potential
presidential electors during that party's:
8. Membership of the county executive committee is composed of
All elected office holders of the county.
The requirement of membership divided equally between men and women is for
. State executive committees
Those who traditionally supported the Democratic Party in Texas include all but
white collar workers.
. Who, in 1978, was the first Republican governor to be elected in Texas since Reconstruction?
A victim of education policy, "no pass, no play", the governor who was defeated by a Republican in 1986 was
. The Republican Party took control of the Texas Supreme Court for the first time since Reconstruction in
The elected institution that the Republicans captured with majority Republicans in 1996 was
the Texas Supreme Court.
. The Texas Republicans got control of the House of Texas Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction in
Which of the following statement is not true?
b. The Democrats almost recaptured the Senate of Texas Legislature in 2008.
By the mid-1930s, liberals and conservatives began a decade-long struggle for control of the Democratic
Participation in the Democratic Party primary election in March of 2008 broke all records for voter turnout in
Texas law prohibits a person from running for two offices at the same time unless one is U.S. senator and the
other is president or vice president of the United States.