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A group of persons who seek to control the government through the winning of elections.
Party in Power
The party that controls the Executive branch of government, presidency at the national level, governor at the state level.
In an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate.
General agreement among various groups on fundamental matters, broad agreement on public questions
A temporary alliance of several groups who come together to form a working majority and so to control the government
Split ticket voting
Voting for candidates of different parties for different offices at the same election
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