Unit 2 - Political Processes
Terms in this set (24)
To select candidates to run for public office
the competition by rival political candidates and organizations for public office
messages that are meant to manipulate using emotion or feeling
a state that does not consistently vote either Democratic or Republican in presidential elections
Number of representatives plus number of senators for a state
Political Action Committee (PAC)
groups that raise money for candidates
Facts presented in a way to lead the reader/viewer to think a certain way
An article giving opinions or perspectives
the votes cast by citizens in an election
A representative of a political party who votes for President and Vice President
a list of candidates in an election
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organize to nominate candidates for office, win elections, conduct government, and determine public policy
The group of people who have moderate views on politics
The aims and principles of a political party
the symbol of the Democratic Party
the symbol of the Republican Party
to watch closely and frequently, especially people of an opposite political party.
to enlist; finding or attracting new members to a group.
Antislavery political party that formed in the 1850's. Currently led by President Donald Trump.
One of the two major U.S political party; most recent president was Barack Obama.
Any political party that challenges the two major political parties in the United States
people who do not hold extreme political views
a group of people with common goals who organize to influence the government
attempting to influence policy makers