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Econ chapter 22 Alex Newell 3/22/10
Political parties in our democracyThe role of political parties Informing citizens Our two party system Choosing candidates
Political party An organization of citizens who wish to influence and control government by getting their members elected to office
Selecting candidates Political parties nominate, or name, candidates to run for public office
Canvass Go door to door handing out information and asking people which candidates they support
Democrats and republicansOur current two party system emerged in 1854
Patronage The system in which party leaders perform favors for loyal supporters of the party
Straight ticket A ballot cast for all the candidates of one party
Split ticket The practice of voting for candidates of more than one party on the same ballot
Independent voters People who don’t support a particular political party
Self nomination Declaring that you are running for office
Caucus A meeting of party leaders to discuss issues or to choose candidates
18.3 Choosing Candidates.
Chapter 22: Political Parties on Our Democracy
UNIT #6 Taking Part in Government CHAPTER #16
Unit 4 Chapter 10 Notes “Elections”-Answers
VOTING AND ELECTIONS (P ART 2). P OLITICAL P ARTIES Two major parties today Democrats vs. Republicans Nothing is mentioned about political parties in.
Chapter 10 Section 3: The Right to Vote
A Two Party System Chapter 10 section 1 page 253.
Chapter 9.2 Role of Political Parties Party Structures & The Roles They Play in Government Today.
P OLITICAL P ARTIES. I.R OLE OF P OLITICAL P ARTIES A. Political party – group of citizens who want to influence/control government by getting their members.
PEOPLE MAKE A DIFFERENCE CHAPTER 22 AND 23. Government Selecting Candidates Nominate Setting Goals Platform Planks Providing Leadership.
Chapter 13 Section 1: The President’s Job Description
Vocabulary from SSCG8. bias A favoring of one point of view.
VOTING AND ELECTIONS. Key Terms 1. propaganda – biased (one sided) information 2. ballot – what you vote on 3. polling place – where you go to vote 4.
ELECTORAL PROCESS CHAPTER 7. Nominations v. Elections Spring (January – June) = Nominations Fall (November) = Elections.
Objectives Explain why the nominating process is a critical first step in the election process. Describe self-announcement, the caucus, and the convention.
An election held before the general election Voters choose members of their political party to run for public office in the general election Candidates.
SSCG8 and SSCG11 Review. bias A favoring of one point of view.
Section Outline 1 of 8 Political Parties in Our Democracy Section 1: The Role of Political Parties I.How Parties Help Government II.How Parties Help Citizens.
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