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a valuable tool for understanding demographic changes. Const requires that the government conduct an "actual enumeration" of the population every ten years
process by which a young person acquires political orientation as they grow up, based on inputs from parents, teachers, media and friends
relatively small proportion of people who are chosen in a survey so as to be representative of the whole
key technique of surveyors, which operate on principles that everyone should have an equal probability of being selected for sample
level of confidence in findings of a public opinion poll. More people sampled, more confident
pub opinion surveys used by major media pollsters to predict electoral winners with speed and precision
a coherent set of beliefs about politics, public policy, and public purpose. It helps give meaning to political events personalities and policies
regulatory pattern by which women are more likely to support Dem candidates. Women tend to be signifcantly less conservative than men
all activities used by citizens to influence the selection of political leaders or the policies they pursue
a form of political participation designed to achieve policy change through dramatic and unconventional tactics
a form of political participation that reflects a conscious decision to break a law believed to be immoral and to suffer the consequences
a "poll" taken for the purpose of providing information on an opponent that would lead the respondents to vote against the candidate
a variation of random sampling; Census data are used to divide the country into four sampling regions. Sets of counties and standard metro statisitical areas are then randomly selected in proportion to the total national population
continuous surveys that enable a campaign to chart its rise or fall in support over time
one who believes that a government is best that governs least and that big gov only infringes on individual, personal, and economic rights; believes in lower taxes, strong natl defense
one who adheres to a political ideology that prefers a gov active in the economy and the provision of a human and social services and that takes an activist role in protecting the rights of the disadvantaged and the environment
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