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parties that profess comprehensive view of American society and government that is radically different from that of the established parties
The tendency of lesser-known or weaker candidates to profit in an election by the presence on the ticket of a more popular candidate
parties seeking a single policy
A committee that raises and spends campaign contributions on behalf of one or more candidates or causes. Usually created by corporations, labor unions, or special interest groups
An election used to fill an elective office
Drawing the boundaries of political districts in bizarre or unusual shapes to make it easy for candidates of the party in power to win elections in those districts
parties that protest against depressed economic conditions. They usualy disappear as conditions improve
a vote cast by a person who does not like either candidate of an election and selects the lesser of the evils presented.
This is when people take one side or another because of how they view the running candidates
an organization of people sharing a common interest or goal that seeks to influence the making of public policy
A theory of government and politics contending that societies are divided along class lines and that an upper-class elite will rule, regardless of the formal niceties of government
free news publicity that increases visibility and likability of candidates. Really just face time. Glances over hotbutton issues but still attracts public to candidate
attempting to influence those who make or carry out public policy
Caused paralleled realignments in public policies
Parties that are created by a split in a major party, usually over the identity and philosophy of the major party's presidential candidate
Weakening of partisan preferences that points to a rejection of both major parties and a rise in the number of Independents
organizations that gather information on consumer topics
party leaders and elected officials who become delegates to the national convention without having to run in primaries or caucuses. Party rules determine the percentage of delegate
Voting for candidates of different parties for various offices in the same election. For example voting for a Republican for senator and a Democrat for president
limited by Bipartisan Act of 2002. Basically, if it is not in direct support of a candidate, people can spend as much money as they want on campaigns to support a specific party or
meeting of party followers, often lasting for hours, in which party delegates are picked
Nationwide organization for people over 50 that offers discount drug purchases, health & auto insurance, publications, & other activities
voting based on the past performance of a candidate
Funds solicited from individuals, corporation, and unions that are spent on party activities, such as voter registration campaigns and voting drives, rather than on behalf of a spe
a type of election in which the candidate with the most votes wins (not necessarily the majority of the votes)
The person currently in office
a widely share demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
Parties that are created by a split in a major party, usually over the identity and the philosophy of the major party’s presidential candidate
money, things, or services obtainable from interest group membership
When used strategically and intelligently, these negative ads can help a candidate get a leg up on the competition. Ads that also appeal to voter's emotions tend to elicit positive

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