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Chapter 10 Vocab

WSHS - C/E - Chap 10 Vocab - Boyd/Tedder

QuestionAnswer
polling place the location at which voting is carried out
precinct a voting district
ballot the list of candidates on which you cast your vote
absentee ballot a ballot that is mailed before an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls
returns the results of a count of the votes from a polling place
exit poll an informal poll of voters leaving a voting place; taken to try to precinct the winner
electorate all the people who are eligible to vote
apathy a lack of interest in voting
Electoral College part of the process that Americans use to elect the president
initiative a way that citizens can propose new laws or state constitutional amendments
proposition a proposed law
referendum a way for citizens to approve or reject a state or local law
recall in this kind of election, citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
elector a person who is slated by his or her state to a particular candidate
winner-take-all system a system in which the candidate who wins the state popular vote gets all of the state's electoral votes
propaganda used to try to persuade voters to choose one candidate over another
soft money a type of donation that is given to a political party and not designated for a particular candidate's election campaign
political action committee an organization set up by an interest group to collect money to support a favored candidate
incumbent a politician who has already been elected to office
polling place the location at which voting is carried out
precinct a voting district
ballot the list of candidates on which you cast your vote
absentee ballot a ballot that is mailed before an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls
returns the results of a count of the votes from a polling place
exit poll an informal poll of voters leaving a voting place; taken to try to precinct the winner
electorate all the people who are eligible to vote
apathy a lack of interest in voting
Electoral College part of the process that Americans use to elect the president
initiative a way that citizens can propose new laws or state constitutional amendments
proposition a proposed law
referendum a way for citizens to approve or reject a state or local law
recall in this kind of election, citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
elector a person who is slated by his or her state to a particular candidate
winner-take-all system a system in which the candidate who wins the state popular vote gets all of the state's electoral votes
propaganda used to try to persuade voters to choose one candidate over another
soft money a type of donation that is given to a political party and not designated for a particular candidate's election campaign
political action committee an organization set up by an interest group to collect money to support a favored candidate
incumbent a politician who has already been elected to office
Created by: ktedder