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Executive Branch NH

Executive Branch & Elections

Organized group that supports a set of governmental goals political party
Known as the “GOP” - Grand Old Party Republican Party
Parties that usually have no legitimate change of winning major office Third Parties
Not linked to any party Independents
The Executive Branch is discussed in _______________ of the Constitution. Article II
The President and Vice-President are elected every _________ years. Four
Each state has a specified number of electors for electing a president. These are known as _______________________. Electoral Votes
One must be at least _______ years of age in order to run for President. 35
The ________________ assumes the role of President if the President leaves office Vice-President
President has a series of advisors on different issues known as the _________________ Cabinet
suspensions of punishment ordered by law reprieves
prevent prosecution for a crime or override a court’s decision pardons
The president has the power to make _________ with other nations treaties
The president must give a yearly “______________________” address (each January) State of the Union
A president can be impeached for _____________, the betrayal of one’s country by helping enemies. treason
A president can be impeached for _____________, or illegally demanding money for favors bribery
Ambassadors must be approved by 2/3 of the _____________. Senate
The plan for who takes over as President is known as the line of _________________________. Presidential Succession
A states number of electoral votes represents the number of Senators and members of the ______________. House of Representatives
A candidate must earn _________ of the 538 Electoral Votes to be elected as President. 270
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