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Chapter 10


polling place the location where voting is carried out.
precinct a geographic area that contains a specific number of voters.
ballot the list of candidates on which you cast your vote.
absentee ballot one that allows a person to vote without going to the polls on Election Day.
returns ballots and results of an election.
exit poll a survey taken at polling places of how people voted.
electorate all the people who are eligible to vote.
apathy a lack of interest.
Electoral College A group of people named by each state legislature to select the president and vice president.
initiative a procedure by which citizens can propose new laws or state constitutional amendments.
proposition a petition asking for a new law.
referendum a way for citizens to vote on state or local laws.
recall a special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office; situation in which a company pulls a product off the market or agrees to change it to make it safe.
Created by: GabboEsparza