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Voting and Political Participation

Conventional participation political participation that attempts to influence the political process through well-accepted, often moderate forms of persuasion
Unconventional participation political participation that attempts to influence the political process through unusual or extreme measures, such as protests, boycotts, and picketing
Socioeconomic status The combination of education, occupation, and income that can be used to gauge one's position in society.
Balancing the ticket The practice of presidential nominees selecting a running mate (Vice President) who broadens the public appeal of the campaign.
Voter turnout a statistic representing the number of voters who cast ballot (actually vote) in a given election
Social capital/ Civic Engagement/Civic Connectedness Is the amount of social interaction and community connectedness that we have in our society.
Franchise The right to vote
Voter fatigue a phenomenon that occurs when voters lose interest in politics as a result of being asked to vote too frequently and on too many different issues.
Midterm elections federal elections occurring between presidential election years. Also called Off Year Election. Every 2 years.
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