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Elections

QuestionAnswer
Candiadate the prospective recipient of an award or honor, or a person seeking or being considered for some kind of position
polling place polling station is where voters cast their ballots in elections
Plurality the most votes for any choice in an election, but not necessarily a majority
Recall a procedure by which voters can remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before his or her term has ended
Coalitions two or more parties joined to gain a majority
Popular Vote the vote for a U.S. presidential candidate made by the qualified voters, as opposed to that made by the electoral college
Referendum a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a vote
Initiative citizens propose a law
Split Ticket ballot cast for candidates of two or more political parties
Third Party is used in the United States for any and all political parties in the United States other than one of the two major parties
Nominate a person nominated to do something
Campaign try to get elected
Precint a geograhpic area with a certain number of voters
Platform something someone stands on
Non Partisan non political
Electorate the people that vote
Caucus a political meeting
Primary Election the first election
Straight Ticket same party members
Electoral College a group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president
Created by: tristanmcneil
 

 



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