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Interest Group

A group seeking to influence government policy in favor of an interest or issue

Public Policy

Government decisions and actions; in effect, what the government does


Working to influence government officeholders to use their powers for the benefit of special interests


A personal and sometimes unreasoned judgment: Prejudice


To present information in a biased way


one qualified to vote in an election (i.e. The Electoral College)


A list of candidates, prepared for nomination or for election


The practice of referring laws proposed or passed to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection


The general public; the masses


The spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person


record keeper of voters who have registered to vote


The people who vote in an election


The voter in a district represented by an elected official


An elected officeholder

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