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Chapter 10 :D

Polling Place The location where voting is carried out.
Precinct A ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case.
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 a polling places of how people voted.
Electorate All the people who are eligible to vote.
Apathy A lack of interest.
Ultimate The most basic or final.
Devote To dedicate oneself to.
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.
Elector Person appointed to vote in presidential elections for the major candidates.
Winner-Take-All System A system in which the candidate who wins the popular vote in a state usually receives all of the state's electoral votes.
Issue A matter of debate or dispute to distribute or send out.
Odd Not divisible by two.
Propaganda Certain ideas that many involve misleading messages designed to manipulate people.
Political Action Committee (PAC) Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money.
Soft Money Donations given to political parties and not designated for a particular candidate's election campaign.
Incumbent A politician who has already been elected to office.
Imagine Believe (something unreal or untrue) to exist or be so: "ill health, real or imagined".
Fee A Charge.
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