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An organization that advances its cause by bringing lawsuits to challenge existing practices or proposed regulations
Money, things, or services readily valued in monetary terms, that one may receive by joining an interest group
Sense of pleasure, status, or companionship that arises out of meeting together in an interest group
Parties seekinga single policy, usually revealed by their names, and avoiding other issues
Looking at how things have gone in the recent past and then voting for the party that controls the White House if the voter likes what has happened, and voting against that party i
When district boundaries are drawn in some bizarre or unusual shape to make it easy for the candidate of one party to win election in that district, it's called ________
A group that seeks to elect candidates to publicoffice by supplying them with a label--a 'party identification'--by which they are known to the public
An issue in which the rival candidates have opposing views on a question that also divides the voters
When voters cast their ballots based on who they think will better handle future and present matters is called ________
A committee set up by and representing a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group, that can give up to $5,000 to a candidate
A widely shared demand for change in some aspect of the social or political order
A group that values principle above all else, usually an independent, third party
A major shift in the popular coalition supporting one or both parties is called a _________
The largest interest group in America, made up of the elderly
The practice of sending letters, pamphlets, etc. to specialized audiences identified from lists
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Probably the most influential Public-Interest Law Firm, siding with liberal issues
Every four years, a _________ is called to nominate a presidential candidate
A signal telling the official what values are at stake in an issue and how that issue fits into his or her own set of political beliefs
An unlimited amount of ________ could be given to political parties provided the _________ was not used to back candidates by name
When one votes for different parties during the same election, he votes a _________
A party organization that recruits its members by the use of tangible incentives and that is characterized by a high degree of leadership control over member activity
When in elections, the winner is the person who gets the most votes, even if he or she does not get a majority of all votes cast
The difference between the votes candidates get the first time they are elected and the votes they get when they run for reelection
When one votes for entirely the same party during the same election, he votes a _________
Any organization that seeks to influence public policy
A politician who has already served one term, but is running for reelection
When districts have unequal sizes, it's called ________
A meeting of party followers in which party delegates are picked
A noncontroversial issue, though voters wish to see how much a candidate cares about it
Founded in 1871 as a group dedicated to shooting instruction

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