5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Voting Rights Act of 1965
- Electoral College
- FECA (Federal Election Campaign Act)
- Party column ballot
- a Suspended literacy tests; Empowered federal officials to register voters; Empowered federal officials to ensure that citizens could vote; Empowered federal officials to count ballots; Prohibited states from changing voting procedures without federal permission.
- b Representatives of each state who cast the final ballots that actually elect a president
- c appointing loyal party members to government positions
- d ballot in which candidates are arranged by party rather than office. Encourages straight ticket voting.
- e established disclosure requirements, partial public funding of presidential candidates who met certain criteria and established the FEC (Federal Election Commission) to enforce the nation's election laws
5 Multiple choice questions
- Campaign contributions that are not directly donated to candidates, but are instead donated to parties
- Created FEC; Required disclosure of contributions and expenditures; provided limitations on contributions and presidential election expenditures; provided subsidies for presidential candidates
- An organized group that tries to influence public policy
- the influence of a popular presidential candidate on the election of congressional candidates of the same party
- election in which the officeholders are chosen. Contrast with a primary election, in which only the candidates are chosen.
5 True/False questions
Super Tuesday → A delegate to the DNC who is there by virtue of holding an office
National Voter Registration Bill (Motor Voter Act) 1993 → Requires states to allow people to register to vote when applying for a driver's license or completing license renewal forms
Caucus → local party meeting
Nonpartisan elections → election in which the officeholders are chosen. Contrast with a primary election, in which only the candidates are chosen.
Direct primary → election to choose candidates that is open to independents, and in which voters may choose candidates from any one party