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  1. party image
  2. open primaries
  3. party dealignment
  4. responsible party model
  5. coalition
  1. a a group of indiciduals with a common intrest upon whcih every political party depends
  2. b a view favored by some political scientists about how parties should work. According to the model, parties should offer clear choices to the voters, who can then use those choices as cues to their own preferences of candidates. Once in office, parties would carry out their campaign promises.
  3. c The voter's perception of what the Republicans or Democrats stand for, such as conservatism or liberalism
  4. d elections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on Election Day whether they want to participate in the Democratic or Republican contests.
  5. e the gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. an electoral system in which legislative seats are awarded only teh candidates who come in forist in their constituencies in american presidental electons the sysstem in which the winner of the popular cote in a state recieves all the electoral votes of that state
  2. A type of political party organization that relies heavily on material inducements, such as patronage, to win votes and to govern.
  3. a "team of men [and women] seeking to control the governing apparatus by gaining office in a duly constituted election."
  4. historical periods in which a majority of voters cling to the party in power, which tends to win a majority of the elections.
  5. forged by the Democrats who dominated American politics from the 1930's to the 1960's. its basic elements were the urban working class, ethnic groups, Catholics and Jews, the poor, Southerners, African Americans, and intellectuals.

5 True/False Questions

  1. party realignmentthe gradual disengagement of people and politicians from the parties, as seen in part by shrinking party identification.

          

  2. national chairpersonone of the institutions that keeps the party operating between conventions

          

  3. national commiteeone of the institutions that keeps the party operating between conventions

          

  4. third partieselections to select party nominees in which voters can decide on Election Day whether they want to participate in the Democratic or Republican contests.

          

  5. critical electiona "team of men [and women] seeking to control the governing apparatus by gaining office in a duly constituted election."

          

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