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Party Machine A highly organized political group under the leadership of a boss or a small clique
Gender Gap A disparity in a candidates popularity, between male and female voters
Constituency The residents of an electoral district who are entitled to elect a candidate to represent them in government
Primary Process of selecting a party’s nominee
Ticket A group of two or more candidates from the same political group who are running for office as a team
Plank One item in the official position of a political party
Partisan One who fiercely favors one party or the candidates of that party
Mandate An electoral outcome in which the voters express clear and strong approval for the victorious party’s program
Dove Person who advocates peace as a national policy
Hawk Person who advocates war or aggressive action
Handler Political advisor
Incumbent The current holder of a political office
Elector A person chosen by a state to cast one of its votes in a presidential election
Populism A political appeal directed chiefly at promoting the rights and interests of the masses
Lame Duck An elected official whose power is waning because his or her term is ending
Grass Roots The general public who vote in an election, in contrast to the leadership of a political party
Running Mate A candidate’s partner; the second candidate on a team who wish to be elected together
Coalition An alliance between different factions or interest groups
Campaign Trail The places visited by a candidate seeking to be elected
Front Runner The candidate who appear to be winning an election
Sound Bites Short segments of speeches or campaign appearances that fit nicely into TV news
Landslide A political victory by an overwhelming majority of votes
Coattails Candidates are said to have these if their popularity rubs off on another candidate of their party
War Horse Politician or soldier who has survived many struggles and conflicts
Fat Cat Wealthy person who is expected to make large contributions to a campaign
Favorite Son A candidate born or living in the state or community where an election is held
Dark Horse Candidate who is not expected to win easily
Platform The principles and policies adopted by a political party upon which it seeks to be elected
Hard-liners Those who favor an uncompromising position on an issue or toward another party, country or group
Polls Questions asked of voters during an election to determine their preferences regarding the candidates and the issues in a campaign; the place where votes are cast or recorded
VA & US Government Trivia Game Briefly describe how gerrymandering can be seen to be unfair and undemocratic. It seeks to minimize the voting strength.
Closed primary. a primary nominating election in which only declared party members can vote.
Elections. How candidates are chosen – After candidates declare that they are running and fill their petition, parties must choose who will run Not all.
Campaigns and Elections Political Competition in Democracy This presentation is the property of Dr. Kevin Parsneau for use by him and his current students.
US Government Vocab. Absentee Voting A way people can vote when they can't get to their polling place: they vote on a special form and mail it in.
Political Parties Groups of people that share similar beliefs who work to get candidates elected to office. Each party has a platform, or a list of things.
Chapter 10 section 2 ELECTION CAMPAIGNS 1.Types of Elections: A. Primary Election – narrows the field of candidates B. General Election – Chooses the.
Vocabulary Unit 6 People and Politics. Campaign An organized effort to gather support for a candidate.
This is the most important role of political parties Step 1 when running for office Declare you are a candidate for the office 3 ways to be nominated.
Unit 6 People and Politics. Going through neighborhoods asking for votes or taking public opinion polls.
Major and Minor Political Parties Political Dictionary Terms.
Candidate: an individual running for political office Nomination: Naming those who will seek office.
Electing Leaders Chapter 10. Section 1 Essential Questions What is the role of political parties in the United States? What are the differences between.
A team of people seeking to control government by winning elected office.
WHAT METHODS ARE USED TO CHOSE CANDIDATES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE? The nominating process is the process of candidate selection. Nomination – the naming of those.
SSCG8 and SSCG11 Review. bias A favoring of one point of view.
Elections. Elections are a process in a two party system – Start with multiple candidates from each party: candidates start to run from their parties.
STANDARD(S) ADDRESSED: 12.4 Students analyze the unique roles and responsibilities of the 3 branches of government. LEARNING OBJECTIVES/ GOALS/ SWBAT 1.Describe.
Chapter 10 Page 252. Vocabulary political party is a group of citizens with similar views on public issues that work together. nominate means to select.
Electing A President. Road To The White House How Do You Get There?
How do I get Elected???? Presidential Elections Federal Congress People Local Elections.
Political Parties AP Government and Politics October 7, 2015 Akwete McAlister.
Political Party- An association of voters with common interests 2 Party System- A political system where 2 major political parties win almost all elections.
When you come in… - Grab: - textbook notes foldable foldable.
General Election- Elections when candidates are elected into office. Primary Election- Voters choose between candidates within the same party to see.
Political Parties Unit 2. Ideology A set of beliefs that allow a person to view issues in a consistent manner;
GOVERNMENT,CHAPTER 5 POLITICAL PARTIES. POLITICAL PARTY #1-WHAT IS A POLITICAL PARTY?
Voting Definitions. Suffrage The right to vote Franchise.
Election Vocabulary. Absentee voting a way for citizens to vote by mail when they can’t get to their polling place Absentee voters include people.
Political Parties, Voting, and Elections. Political Parties *organized groups of people who hold similar views about how government should operate Function:
AP US GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS CHAPTER 10 THE ELECTION PROCESS.
PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PROCESS FROM START TO FINISH.
POLITICAL PARTIES Part 1. Party Competition Is the battle between Democrats and Republicans for the control of public offices – Without this competition.
7 th Grade Civics Miss Smith *pgs Popular vote- vote of the citizens of a country Presidents are not elected by popular vote (your vote.
What’s a caucus? ANSWER Answer BACK TO THE BOARD... State-based meetings of party activists, often found in less densely populated.
Our Election Process. We Begin- The Election of1800… Federalist Party VS Democratic-Republican Thomas Jefferson John Adams Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson.
Chapter 13 Section 4 pp Presidential Nominations.
Presentation Pro © 2001 by Prentice Hall, Inc. American Government C H A P T E R 7 The Electoral Process.
Amy Ard Tucker/ Champ Cooper. At least 35 years old. A natural born citizen of the United States. This means you were born in the United States.
The Electoral Process Magruder Chapter Seven. The Nominating Process.
Political Parties. The Meaning of Party Political Party: – A “team of men and women seeking to control the governing apparatus by gaining office in a.
Primary Election General Election An election in which members of a political party nominate candidates.
American Government and Organization PS1301 Wednesday, 19 November.
Vocabulary from SSCG8. bias A favoring of one point of view.
SSCG8 Review. Split ticket Practice of voting for candidates of more than one party on the same ballot.
8 Campaigns and Elections Democracy in Action. Elections: The Rules of the Game Regularly Scheduled Elections Fixed, Staggered, and Sometimes Limited.
WIN THE WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL EDITION. CREATE YOUR CANDIDATE NAME AND APPEARANCE HOME STATE POLITICAL PARTY KEY ISSUE YOU ARE RUNNING ON.
ELECTIONS AND VOTING BEHAVIOR Chapter 10. Three Types of Elections Primary Elections- voters select party nominees General Elections- the contest between.
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