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Free news publicity that increases visibility and likability of candidates
Paid political commercial advertisements
prescribed oration that candidates give on issues and stances to avoid slips of the tongue which prove quite detrimental to campaigns
50+ people who ban together to donate funds
Group that produces advertisements for a candidate, but not controlled by the candidate's campaign.
Incumbents and favorites hate these because helps the lesser knowns.
Voting based on how well you think someone will do.Usually political elite and activists.
involves looking at how things have gone in the recent past and then voting for the party that controls the white house if we like what has happened and voting against the party ifLargely but not solely on economic issues.
The 'one person, one vote' ruling in the 1960s banned this practice of unevenly divided districts.
An election prior to the general election in which voters select the candidate who will run on each party’s ticket.
Individuals, corporations, labor unions, and other groups could give unlimited amounts of money to political parties as long as the money was not used to back candidates by name. Banned by McCain-Feingold
a vote cast by a person who does not like either candidate of an election and selects the lesser of the evils presented.
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
An increase in the votes that congressional candidates usually get when they first run for reelection
Since 1945 the most loyal Democratic voters.
They reawaken the partisan loyalties of voters, give voters a chance to watch how the candidates handle pressure, and allow voters an opportunity to judge the character and core va
The tendency of lesser-known or weaker candidates to profit in an election by the presence on the ticket of a more popular candidate.
These groups tend to select which party to support based on one issue alone, ignoring other components of the candidate’s campaign.
The term used to describe the trend in which the party holding the White House does well in elections during times of economic prosperity, but poorly in elections during times of e
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This act banned “soft money” contributions to national political parties from corporations and unions, raised the limit on individual contributions from $1,000 to $2,000, and r
a party organization that recruits its members by giving out incentives such as money, political jobs, or opportunities in government and it is characterized by a high degree of l
is a local or state political party that is largely staffed and funded by another organization with established networks in the community.
social rewards that led people to join local or state political organizations.
Party leaders and elected officials who become delegates to the national convention without having to run in primaries or caucuses.
A ballot listing all candidates for a given office under the name of that office.
Voting for candidates of different parties for various offices in the same election.
The political support provided to a candidate on the basis of popularity and networks.
Meeting of party followers in which party delegates are selected. Only the most devoted partisans attend In this unit, IT IS NOT: an association of members of Congress created to advocate a political ideology or a regional, ethnic, or economic interest.
Minor parties formed on the basis of one policy that usually die once their cause is realized.
Minor parties resulting from a split in the major parties, usually over the dislike of the major party’s presidential candidate. Notable examples include Theodore Roosevelt’s split from the Republican party in 1912 to run for the “Bull Moose” Progressive party, the States’ Rights or “Dixiecrat” party which deviated from the Democratic party in 1948, and the recent Reform party, which splits from both the Democratic and Republican parties.
Period of time where there is a major shift in party loyalties, usually happens at the time of an election or just after one.
this party is usually based of region, especially involving farmer that protest again depressed economic conditions.
This party professes a comprehensive view of American society and govt. that i radically different from that of the established parties.
made it illegal for fed. civil employees to actively participate in partisan politics because they're meant to be disinterested.
US; winner take all system.
meeting of party delegates elected in state primaries, caucuses, or conventions that is held every 4 years. For nominating presidents and vice presidents.and picking a platform

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