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AP Government and Politics (Elections)
2 Facts about Incumbents:... (Incumbent A…
What is Plurality?
What is a Runoff Primary?
What is a Superdelegate?
1. Representatives who run for reelection win about 90% of th…
The greatest number of votes, but not more than half the tota…
An election held between the two highest vote getters, but ne…
Someone who is granted automatic delegate status and can choo…
2 Facts about Incumbents:... (Incumbent A…
1. Representatives who run for reelection win about 90% of th…
What is Plurality?
The greatest number of votes, but not more than half the tota…
AP Government and Politics Chapter 10-Elections and Campaigns
incumbent
PAC (Political Action Committee)
malapportionment
gerrymandering
The person already holding an elective office.
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
drawing the boundaries of legislative districts in bizarre or…
incumbent
The person already holding an elective office.
PAC (Political Action Committee)
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
36 terms
Voting and Elections - AP Government and Politics
Fifteenth Amendment (1870)
Nineteenth Amendment (1920)
Twenty-Sixth Amendment (1971)
absentee voting
the constitutional amendment that guaranteed voting rights re…
the constitutional amendment that guarantees women the right…
the constitutional amendment that changed the legal voting ag…
provisions made for those unable to get to their regular poll…
Fifteenth Amendment (1870)
the constitutional amendment that guaranteed voting rights re…
Nineteenth Amendment (1920)
the constitutional amendment that guarantees women the right…
19 terms
Elections and Campaigns: Ap Government and Politics
Blanket Primary
Closed Primary
Coattails
General Election
A primary in which the voters can vote for the Democratic can…
A primary election in which voters must first declare to whic…
The tendency of lesser-known or weaker candidates to profit i…
An election used to fill an elective office.
Blanket Primary
A primary in which the voters can vote for the Democratic can…
Closed Primary
A primary election in which voters must first declare to whic…
10 terms
AP GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS : CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS
527s
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002
Blanket Primary
Buckley vs Valero (1976)
Independent but heavily party affiliated groups that contribu…
1. Created the FEC to oversee election money spending.... 2. Pu…
A ballot that has both candidates for offices that come from…
Case that ruled that limiting the amount a candidate could sp…
527s
Independent but heavily party affiliated groups that contribu…
Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002
1. Created the FEC to oversee election money spending.... 2. Pu…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
24 terms
AP Government. Political Parties/Elections
McGovern-Fraser Commission
Party Realignment
Critical Election
Gerrymandering
Commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in respon…
Occurs when the minority party becomes stronger than the majo…
An electoral "earthquake" whereby new issues emerge, new coal…
The drawing of legislative district boundaries to benefit a p…
McGovern-Fraser Commission
Commission formed at the 1968 Democratic convention in respon…
Party Realignment
Occurs when the minority party becomes stronger than the majo…
67 terms
AP Government Elections and Political Parties
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Minority Majority
the opinion of many members of the population
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
A survey by the government to count the population every 10 y…
When the United States is no longer majority White, (<50% whi…
Public opinion
the opinion of many members of the population
Demography
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
67 terms
AP Government Elections and Political Parties
Public opinion
Demography
Census
Minority Majority
the opinion of many members of the population
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
A survey by the government to count the population every 10 y…
When the United States is no longer majority White, (<50% whi…
Public opinion
the opinion of many members of the population
Demography
the study of demographics, which looks at the population of p…
30 terms
Critical Elections Unit III AP Government and Politics
Define a maintaining election
Define a deviating election
Define a realigning election
Define a dealigning election
The dominant party remains in power
The weaker party has success, but it does not change the domi…
Permanent change in dominance or coalition
Permanent change in loyalty to the party
Define a maintaining election
The dominant party remains in power
Define a deviating election
The weaker party has success, but it does not change the domi…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
19 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
128 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
ELections
What are the two phases of Elections?
Primary Election
General Election
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
- primary election... - general election
held to choose candidate for office (used since 1960, before…
held to choose the winner of office
ELections
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
What are the two phases of Elections?
- primary election... - general election
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
ELECTIONS
VOCABULARY: ELections
What are the two phases of Elections?
VOCABULARY: Primary Election
...
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
- primary election... - general election
held to choose candidate for office (used since 1960, before…
ELECTIONS
...
VOCABULARY: ELections
conferring legitimacy on government/linking institutions
30 terms
AP Government and Politics: Political Parties and Elections/Campaigns (Unit 4)
Caucus
Congressional campaign committee
Factional parties
Ideological Parties
Meeting of party followers... Party delegates are picked
Party committee that provides funds to members and would-be m…
Parties created by split in major parties.... usually over phil…
Parties with comprehensive view of American society and diffe…
Caucus
Meeting of party followers... Party delegates are picked
Congressional campaign committee
Party committee that provides funds to members and would-be m…
38 terms
AP Government & Politics - VOCAB Voting & Elections
19th Amendment
26th Amendment
Motor Voter
Turnout
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right…
Lowered the voting age from 21 to 18
Passed in 1993, this act went into effect for the 1996 electi…
The proportion of the voting-age public that votes, sometimes…
19th Amendment
Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (1920) extended the right…
26th Amendment
Lowered the voting age from 21 to 18
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
13 terms
AP Government and Politics Elections and Voting Behavior
Civic Duty
Electoral College
Initiative Petition
Mandate Theory of Elections
the belief that in order to support democratic government, a…
created by the Constitution, providing for the selection of t…
a process permitted in some states whereby voters may put pro…
the idea that the winning candidate has a mandate from the pe…
Civic Duty
the belief that in order to support democratic government, a…
Electoral College
created by the Constitution, providing for the selection of t…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding an elective office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding an elective office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
21 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
30 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Malapportionment
The person already holding a political office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that they…
Incumbent
The person already holding a political office.
Coattails
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
54 terms
AP Government: Political Parties, Campaigns, Voting, and Elections
Conservative
Divided government
Gender gap
Ideology
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
Difference in political views between men and women.
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
Conservative
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Divided government
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
54 terms
AP Government: Political Parties, Campaigns, Voting, and Elections
Conservative
Divided government
Gender gap
Ideology
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
Difference in political views between men and women.
A system of ideas or ideals, especially one that forms the ba…
Conservative
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious abou…
Divided government
Term used in the USA when one political party controls the ex…
15 terms
AP Government Elections and Political Party Review
Political Party
Political Machine
Candidate-Centered Politics
Party Realignment
An organized effort by office holders, candidates, activists,…
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
Politics that focuses on the candidates, their particular iss…
Dramatic shifts in partisan preferences that drastically alte…
Political Party
An organized effort by office holders, candidates, activists,…
Political Machine
A party organization that recruits voter loyalty with tangibl…
29 terms
AP Government Political Parties / Elections Vocab
general election
recall election
congressional district
national convention
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
an electoral constituency that elects a single member for Con…
an official assembly of delegates from the nationwide branche…
general election
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
recall election
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
29 terms
AP Government Political Parties / Elections Vocab
general election
recall election
congressional district
national convention
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
an electoral constituency that elects a single member for Con…
an official assembly of delegates from the nationwide branche…
general election
an election in which all or most members of a political body…
recall election
a specific procedure by which voters can remove a certain per…
24 terms
AP US Government and Politics Ch 10 Vocab (Elections and Campaigns)
Blanket Primary
Closed Primary
Coattails
Direct Mail
A primary in which the voters can vote for the Democratic can…
A primary election in which voters must first declare to whic…
The tendency of lesser-known or weaker candidates to profit i…
A means of soliciting funds from millions of people.
Blanket Primary
A primary in which the voters can vote for the Democratic can…
Closed Primary
A primary election in which voters must first declare to whic…
17 terms
AP Government: Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Front-Loaded Campaign
General Election
currently holding an office
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
campaigning heavily in the early primaries (usually if the ca…
a national or state election
Incumbent
currently holding an office
Coattails
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
45 terms
AP Government: Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Federal Matching Funds
currently holding an office
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest…
public funding of presidential campaigns that is provided for…
Incumbent
currently holding an office
Coattails
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
30 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 13 Vocab: Voting and Elections
Authoritarian System
ballot measure
closed primary
conventional political participation
System of government that bases it's rule on force rather tha…
election measure that enables voters to enact public policy
primary election where only a party's registered voters are e…
political participation that attempts influence the political…
Authoritarian System
System of government that bases it's rule on force rather tha…
ballot measure
election measure that enables voters to enact public policy
37 terms
AP US Government & Politics Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
blanket primary
caucus
closed primary
clothespin vote
a primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
a meeting of people, often in an auditorium or church basemen…
a primary election in which voting is limited to already regi…
a vote cast by a person who does not like either candidate an…
blanket primary
a primary election in which each voter may vote for candidate…
caucus
a meeting of people, often in an auditorium or church basemen…
17 terms
AP Government: Elections and Campaigns
Incumbent
Coattails
Front-Loaded Campaign
General Election
currently holding an office
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
campaigning heavily in the early primaries (usually if the ca…
a national or state election
Incumbent
currently holding an office
Coattails
the alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
48 terms
Amendments, AP Government Public Opinion, AP Government Political Culture, Government Political Participation and Elections
15th Amendment
Motor voter registration
Expanded suffrage
Generation effect
States cannot deny any person the right to vote because of ra…
Passed in 1993, this act went into effect for the 1996 electi…
the 15, 19, 23, 24, 26 amendments all expanded suffrage
a long-lasting effect of the events of a particular time on t…
15th Amendment
States cannot deny any person the right to vote because of ra…
Motor voter registration
Passed in 1993, this act went into effect for the 1996 electi…
15 terms
AP Government Vocab- Political Parties, Elections, Campaigns, Media
conservatism
liberalism
divided government
electoral college
A set of beliefs that includes a limited role for the nationa…
A set of beliefs that includes the advocacy of positive gover…
A situation in which one major political party controls the p…
A group of persons, called electors, who are selected by the…
conservatism
A set of beliefs that includes a limited role for the nationa…
liberalism
A set of beliefs that includes the advocacy of positive gover…
24 terms
Government Political Participation and Elections
Electoral College
Registration
Open Primary
Closed Primary
A body of people representing the states of the US; who forma…
Signing up to be a voter.
Is an election in which voters do not need to declare a party…
Is a primary election in which a voter must be registered as…
Electoral College
A body of people representing the states of the US; who forma…
Registration
Signing up to be a voter.
55 terms
AP U.S. Government & Politics - Chapter 10 - Elections and Campaigns
micro targeting campaigning
incumbent
coattails
front loaded campaign
Designing campaign ads to appeal to specific groups of people…
The person already holding an elective office.
The alleged tendency of candidates to win more votes in an el…
Candidates do lots of campaigning in the beginning of the sea…
micro targeting campaigning
Designing campaign ads to appeal to specific groups of people…
incumbent
The person already holding an elective office.
24 terms
AP US Government and Politics - Ch 10: Elections and Campaigns
blanket primary
closed primary
coattails
direct mail
A primary election that permits all voters, regardless of par…
A primary election limited to registered party members. Preve…
The tendency of lesser-known or weaker candidates to profit i…
A means of soliciting funds from millions of people.
blanket primary
A primary election that permits all voters, regardless of par…
closed primary
A primary election limited to registered party members. Preve…
government and politics unit 1: elections
general elections
first past the post elections
plurality system
additional member system
first past the post elections that elects ruling government
party must get 326 seats for a majority, if do not get 326 se…
An electoral system in which the winner is the person who get…
Mixed system used for elections to the Scottish Parliament, W…
general elections
first past the post elections that elects ruling government
first past the post elections
party must get 326 seats for a majority, if do not get 326 se…
1,321 terms
AP Government and Politics Review
Bureaucracy
Patronage
Pendleton Civil Service Act
Civil service
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
Passed in 1883, an Act that created a federal civil service s…
A system of hiring and promotion based on the merit principle…
Bureaucracy
According to Max Weber, a hierarchical authority structure th…
Patronage
One of the key inducements used by political machines. A patr…
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