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Civics Test #01

civics test flash cards

Political Party an organization of citizens who wish to influence and control government by getting their members elected to office.
nominate name, candidates to run for public office.
Platform and Planks a statement of the party’s official stand on major public issues. The platform is made up of planks position statements on each specific issue in a party’s platform.
Canvass go door-to-door handing out information and asking people which candidates they support.
Precincts voting districts
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 do not support a particular political party.
Self Nomination declaring that you are running for office. Self-nomination is possible for many local offices.
Write-In Candidate one who asks voters to write his or her name on the ballot
Caucus a meeting of party leaders to discuss issues or to choose candidates.
Direct Primary a meeting of party leaders to discuss issues or to choose candidates.
Closed Primary a primary in which a voter must be registered as a party member and may vote only in that party’s primary
Open Primary a primary in which voters do not need to declare a party before voting, but they may vote in only one party’s primary
Created by: Lilifirr