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5 Matching questions

  1. Voting Rights Act of 1965
  2. Patronage
  3. Electoral College
  4. FECA (Federal Election Campaign Act)
  5. Party column ballot
  1. 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.
  2. b Representatives of each state who cast the final ballots that actually elect a president
  3. c appointing loyal party members to government positions
  4. d ballot in which candidates are arranged by party rather than office. Encourages straight ticket voting.
  5. 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

  1. Campaign contributions that are not directly donated to candidates, but are instead donated to parties
  2. Created FEC; Required disclosure of contributions and expenditures; provided limitations on contributions and presidential election expenditures; provided subsidies for presidential candidates
  3. An organized group that tries to influence public policy
  4. the influence of a popular presidential candidate on the election of congressional candidates of the same party
  5. election in which the officeholders are chosen. Contrast with a primary election, in which only the candidates are chosen.

5 True/False questions

  1. Super TuesdayA delegate to the DNC who is there by virtue of holding an office

          

  2. 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

          

  3. Caucuslocal party meeting

          

  4. Nonpartisan electionselection in which the officeholders are chosen. Contrast with a primary election, in which only the candidates are chosen.

          

  5. Direct primaryelection to choose candidates that is open to independents, and in which voters may choose candidates from any one party

          

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