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Unit 3 Voc
|An association of voters with broad common interests who wants to influence or control decision making in govt by electing the party candidates to public office.
|Two Party system
|System of govt in which two parties complete for power
|A series of statements expressing the parties principles, beliefs and positions on election
|a meeting of political party members to conduct party business
|a strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes.
|an election in which voters choose candidates to represent each party in a general election
|party that challenges the two major parties
|an election in which only the declared members of a party are allowed to vote for the party's nominees.
|an election in which voters need not declare their party preference to vote for the party's nominees.
|most voters among all those running for a political office
|a number that is more than 50 percent of the total
|a formal request for govt action.
|the location where jobs is to conduct polls regularly.
|list of candidates on which you cast your vote
|one that allows a person to vote without going to the polls on election day
|ballots and results of an election
|a survey taken at polling places of how people voted
|all the people who are eligible to vote
|a petition asking for citizens to vote on state or local laws
|special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
|certain ideas that may involve misleading messages designed to manipulate people.
|political action committee
|political organization established by a corporation labor union or other special interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money.
|donations given to political parties and not designated for a particular candidates elections campaign
|the ideas and attitudes the most people hold about elected officials and candidates, govt and political issues
|mechanisms of mass communication TV radio books
|group of people who share a point of view about an issue and unite to promote their beliefs
|public opinion poll
|survey in which people are asked questions about a particular issue or person
|a specialist whose job is to conduct polls regularly
|gather information about as in a poll
|newspaper, books, newsletter
|radio, TV, internet
|govt censorship of material before its published
|used to describe an agency of body whose functions is to control or govern.
|free from party ties or bias
|representation of an interest group who contacts lawmakers or other govt officials directly to influence their policy making