5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 2nd threat to reason
- public financing
- Classic Liberalism
- District plan
- a meetings where registered voters go to a place and discuss and debate. then they vote, sometimes they move apart to vote sometimes they dont.
- b those who put passion before reason, and does not listen to other's reason
- c 17th&18th century political thinkers (closer to conservative liberalism
- d taken up by 2 states, maine and nebraska,
each state the congressional districts vote and the overall winner gains 2 votes automatically. then each candidate receives votes by district.
- e dem and rep gets government money upfront, any others actually have to wait till the end of the election and must get 5% of the popular vote to get compensation.
5 Multiple choice questions
- -Created Federal Election Commission (FEC)
-requires disclosure (reporting)
-limits contributions of individuals (1,000/candidate)
and PACs (5,000/candidate)
-provides federal funds to pres candidates
-limits expenditures (pres only)
-overthrown in 1976 by Buckley v. Valeo
- -Family and friends were mostly rep.
-they would debate, listened to their arguments for years
-his new deal liberalism was impeded by parents and other things
-finally identified with rep. in name only
-brothers left dem as well
-Remember rep family and friends were always spirited and animated in debates
-Reagean was civil during debate
- sincerely follow reason, but are short sighted, particular veiws. do not have complete valid knowledge.
- govt. agency, interest groups, and congressional committees. who all end up working in self interest. most people want interest groups to be happy to get bigger budgets
- Voting simply on the personalities of the candidate or the party, no ideological views or knowledge what so ever
5 True/False questions
blanket primaries → elections to set party nominees in which only people who have registered in advance with the party can vote for that parties candidates thus encouraging greater party loyalty.
open primaries → elections to select party nominees in which voters are presented with a list of candidates from all the parties. voters can then select some democrats and some republicans if they like.
Nature of the Times → more inclined to have an ideology, campaigns for cities, recruits candidates
1st theory of interest group politics → 1970's by Lowi. Hyper pluralist theory
-there are to many interest groups (many groups being formed in '70s
party realignment → The displacement of the majority party by the minority party. usually during a critical election period.