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5 Matching questions

  1. Suffrage
  2. Single member district system
  3. Direct primary
  4. Direct election
  5. Nonpartisan elections
  1. a elections in which candidates are not identified by party membership on the ballot
  2. b the right to vote
  3. c election in which the people choose candidates for office
  4. d System in which the people elect one representative per district with a winner-take-all rule, this system strengthens the two major parties and weakens minor parties
  5. e election of an official directly by the people rather than by an intermediary group such as the Electoral College

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the problem faced by interest groups when citizens can reap the benefits of interest group action without actually joining, participating in, or contributing money to such groups
  2. an election in which there is a long term change in party alignment, e.g., 1932
  3. 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.
  4. an interest group that raises funds and donates to election campaigns
  5. Created FEC; Required disclosure of contributions and expenditures; provided limitations on contributions and presidential election expenditures; provided subsidies for presidential candidates

5 True/False questions

  1. Hard moneyCampaign contributions that are not directly donated to candidates, but are instead donated to parties


  2. 527 political committeesnon-profit, unregulated interest groups that focus on specific causes or policy positions and attempt to influence voters


  3. Safe seatA state that does not consistently vote either Democratic or Republican in presidential elections


  4. Split Ticket votingCasting votes for candidates of one's own party and for opposing parties


  5. Iron triangleattempting to influence policy makers