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The graph shows choice of party affiliation.
Based on this graph, which percentage of poll respondents were Democrats in November 2012
Political parties are important in the US Congress, because party affiliation
shapes the debate and controls legislative agenda
Which is a primary goal of debates
to help voters understand public policy
Which word best describes a voter at the political center
Why are volunteers placed at the base of the political party organizational pyramid
They perform the most essential tasks
What is the purpose of a political party? Select all that apply
-to gain political power
-to help promote shared principles and political ideology
-to endorse candidates who support a specific political philosophy
Debates are an important part of the election process, because they
focus on specific issues
Which issue is most important to the Democratic Party
providing national health care
The Democratic-Republican Party was based on the idea that the central government of a country should be
The most influential and powerful members of a political party are most likely found
inside the national party
The political party in the twentieth century that generally opposed government expansion to solve social problems is the ____________ party.
Third parties play a significant role in the election process because they advocate _________.