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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Safe seat
  2. Interest Group
  3. Open Primary
  4. Superdelegate
  5. Litigation
  1. a election to choose candidates that is open to independents, and in which voters may choose candidates from any one party
  2. b An organized group that tries to influence public policy
  3. c A delegate to the DNC who is there by virtue of holding an office
  4. d an office that is extremely likely to be won by a particular candidate or political party
  5. e the act or process of carrying out a lawsuit

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Campaign contributions that are not directly donated to candidates, but are instead donated to parties
  2. election in which the officeholders are chosen. Contrast with a primary election, in which only the candidates are chosen.
  3. appointing loyal party members to government positions
  4. an informal association of federal agency, congressional committee, and interest group that is said to have heavy influence over policy making
  5. election in which the people choose candidates for office

5 True/False questions

  1. Direct electionelection in which the officeholders are chosen. Contrast with a primary election, in which only the candidates are chosen.

          

  2. Balancing the ticketoccurs when a presidential nominee chooses a vice presidential running mate who has different qualities in order to attract more votes for the ticket

          

  3. National Voter Registration Bill (Motor Voter Act) 1993Requires states to allow people to register to vote when applying for a driver's license or completing license renewal forms

          

  4. Dealignment argumentreallocation of House seats to the states on the basis of changes in state populations, as determined by the census

          

  5. Closed primaryparty election to choose candidates that is closed to independents. Voters may not cross party lines.