5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- office-block, Massachusetts, ballot
- primary election
- presidential primary
- a Election where a political party chooses its candidates for a general election
- b A form of general election ballot in which candidates for elective office are grouped together under the title of each office. It emphasizes voting for the office and the individual candidate, rather than for the party.
- c A statewide primary election of delegates to a political party's national convention, held to determine a party's presidential nominee
- d The entry of a person's name onto the list of registered voters for elections. To register, a person must meet certain legal requirements of age, citizenship, and residency.
- e An interpretation of campaign events or election results that is favorable to the candidate's campaign strategy
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The presidential candidate who appears to be ahead at a given time in the primary season
- A party leader or elected official who is given the right to vote at the party's national convention. Superdelegates are not elected at the state level.
- A method of distributing multimedia files, such as audio or video files, for downloading onto mobile devices or personal computers.
- The percentage of citizens taking part in the election process; the number of eligible voters that actually "turn out" on election day to cast their ballots
- An effect produced when people purposely and rationally decide not to become informed on an issue because they believe that their vote on the issue is not likely to be a deciding one; a lack of incentive to seek the necessary information to cast an intelligent vote
5 True/False Questions
issue advocacy → Advertising paid for by the interest groups that support or oppose a candidate or a candidate's position on an issue without mentioning voting or elections
credentials committee → A committee used by political parties at their national conventions to determine which delegates may participate. The committee inspects the claim of each prospective delegate to be seated as a legitimate representative of his or her state.
vote-eligible population → The number of people who, at a given time, enjoy the right to vote in national elections
Hatch Act → A meeting of party members designed to select candidates and propose policies
Caucus → An inclination or preference that interferes with impartial judgement.