Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Election Process

Key terms connected with presidential elections

QuestionAnswer
A politician who is running for public office. candidate
The number of votes each state has in a general election (based on population). electoral votes
A person who does not support a particular political view. independent
An elected official who serves as both Chief of State and Chief Political Executive. president
Groups of citizens who wish to influence and control the government by having their members elected to public office. political parties
This red-state party favors reducing the size of the government, less spending on social programs, and lower taxes for businesses and the wealthy. Republican
This blue-state party favors government regulation of the economy, environmental programs, and providing social programs through taxes. Democrat
Group of electors who formally elect the US president and vice president. electoral college
A race between candidates for elected office election
Preliminary elections in which delegates and nominees are chosen. primary
A document that spells out the goals and principles of a political party. platform
In order to vote, you must sign up. register
Document used in voting that lists the choices available to voters, such as candidates or resolutions. ballot
Express your preference for a candidate. vote
The amount of time some one is elected for. term
People working together to try to get a candidate elected to a position. campaign
People who believe that government action is necessary in order to achieve equal opportunity and equality for all. liberal
People who believe in personal responsibility, limiting government, traditional values, and strong national defense. conservative
Created by: chambrook
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards