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Republican party faction of the 1890's to the 1910's composed of reformers who opposed patronage.
Periods when a major, lasting shift occurs in the popular coalition supporting one or both parties.
A ballot listing all candidates of a given office under the name of that office; also called a "Massachusetts" ballot.
A ballot listing all candidates of a given party together under the name of that party; also called the "Indiana" ballot.
Congressional Campaign Committee
A Party committee in Congress that provides funds to members and would-be members.
party leaders and elected officials who become delegates to the national convention without having to run in primaries or caucuses
the social rewards (sense of pleasure, status, or companionship) that lead people to join political organizations
a local or state political party that is largely supported by another organization in the community
an electoral system in which the winner is the person who gets the most votes, even if he or she does not receive a majority; used in almost all American elections
the political support provided to a candidate on the basis of personal popularity and networks
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