Closed modified primary
A primary election in which a party may allow members of another political affiliation to participate in their election.
Representatives from each state who cast the final ballots that actually elect a president
Election in which voters decide which candidates will actually fill elective public offices.
The legislative process through which the majority part in each statehouse tries to assure the maximum numbers of representatives from its political party can be elected to congress through the redrawing of legislative districts.
a process that allows citizens to propose legislation and submit it to the state electorate for popular vote.
the reallocation of the number of seats in the house of representatives after each decennial census.
A process in which voters can petition for a vote to remove office holders between elections.
the redrawing of congressional districts to reflect population changes or for political advantage
delegates slot the Democratic Party's national convention that is reserved for an elected party official.
Political Action CommitteePAC)
federally mandated, officially registered fund raising committee that represents the interest groups in the political process.
donations to the presidential campaign from the federal government that are determined by the amount of private funds a qualifying candidate raises.
Get out the voteGOTV)
a push at the end of a political campaign to encourage supporters to go out to the polls.