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  1. The expression of attitudes about government and politics.
  2. 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.
  3. A nation's set of fundamental beliefs about how government and politics should be conducted.
  4. The process through which an individual acquires a set of political attitudes and forms opinions about political and social issues.

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  1. UniverseThe total group from which poll-takers may select a random sample in order to measure public opinion.

          

  2. Cluster SamplingA 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.

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. Bandwagon EffectA group of people, chosen by poll-takers, that is representative of the universe that is being polled.

          

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