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the act of officially naming a candidate
regularly scheduled elections at which voters make the final selection of officeholders
a closed political meeting
an election in which only members of a political party can vote
A party nominating election in which any qualified voter can take part
a primary election in which each voter may vote for candidates from both parties.
A second primary election held when no candidate wins a majority of the votes in the first primary
elections in which candidates are not identified by party labels
provisions made for those unable to get to their regular polling places on election day
The effect of a strong candidate running for an office at the top of a ballot helping to attract voters to other candidates on the party's ticket.
A voting district
a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
the device voters use to register a choice in an election
political action committee
committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates
a grant of money, usually from a government
Contributions to a state or local party for party-building purposes.
campaign contributions donated directly to candidates
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