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party organization that recruits members through the use of tangible incentives like jobs, money, and the chance to get high favors from the government.
A party that values principled stands on issues above all else
An electoral system with two dominant parties that compete in national elections
An electoral system in which the winner is the person who gets the most votes, even if he or she does not receive a majority; used in almost all American elections
these parties usually seek a single issue to advocate for, i.e. prohibition, women’s party etc.
created by a split in the major political parties, usually over the identity of the party’s presidential candidate.
A meeting of party followers, in which party delegates are chosen.
Parties, usually based in a particular region, especially involving farmers, that protest against the depressed economic conditions. These tend to disappear as a conditions improv
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.
made it illegal for fed. civil employees to actively participate in partisan politics because they're meant to be disinterested. Also decreased as voters became smarter and less ea
Drawing the boundaries of political districts so that districts are very unequal in population
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
'one person, one vote' (1964)
An increase in the votes that congressional candidates usually get when they first run for reelection
Spending by political action committees on political matters that is done directly and not by giving money to a candidate or party.
Funds solicited from individuals, corporations, and unions that are spent on party activities, such as voter-registration campaigns and voting drives, rather than on behalf of a sp
When people take one side or another because of where they stand on a specific position.
This is when people take one side or another because of how they view the running candidates.
This was made by Progressives, and candidates were organized by the office they were running for. This made it harder to have straight voting, and more difficult to simply vote for
a comittee set up by and representing a corporation, labor union or other special interest group (can give up to $5,000 to a candidate)
any organization that seeks to influence public policy
something of value that one cannot get without joining mass-membership organizations
the sense of pleasure, status, or companionship that arises out meeting together in small groups
money, or things and services readily valued in monetary terms
the appeal of an organizations stated goals
organizations that attract members by appealing to their interest in a coherent set of (usually) controversial principles
What it is customary to call an organization when its purpose , if attained, will prinicpally benefit nonmembers
a widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
a signal telling an official what values are at stake in an issue- who is for, who is against a proposal- and how that issue fits into his or her own set of political beliefs
An important way cues are made. They can be helpful sources of information, but are sometimes biased by the arbitrary determination of what constitutes a liberal, proconsumer, or c

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