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  1. The process through which an individual acquires a set of political attitudes and forms opinions about political and social issues.
  2. Groups whose views serve as guidelines to an individual's opinion.
  3. A method of polling, considered less reliable than a random sample, in which interviewers are instructed to question members of a particular group in proportion to their percentage in the population as a whole.
  4. A group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.

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  1. Primary GroupsOrganizations or groups, such as labor unions or fraternal, professional, or religious groups, that may influence an individual's opinion.


  2. Political CultureA nation's set of fundamental beliefs about how government and politics should be conducted.


  3. Bandwagon EffectThe possible tendency of some voters or convention delegates to support the candidate who is leading in the polls and seems likely to win.


  4. Exit PollsPolls taken as people leave voting place. In the past, television networks sometimes used these polls to predict election outcomes before the polls close. In 1992, the television networks agreed not to project the winner in a state until the majority of the polls had closed in the state.