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|Each individual part of a political party's platform
|A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues.
|An association of voters with broad common interests who want to influence or control decision making in government by electing the party's candidates to public office
|A party that challenges the two major parties.
|A system of government in which two parties compete for power.
|A meeting of political party members to conduct party business.
|An election in which only the declared members of a party are allowed to vote for that party's nominees.
|An election in which voters choose candidates to represent each party in a general election.
|A number that is more than 50% of the total.
|Made of representatives from every state.
|An election in which voters need not declare their party preference to vote for the party's nominees.
|A formal request for government action.
|The most votes among all those running for a political office.
|A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
|A geographic area that contains a specific number of voters.
|Several adjoining precincts making up larger election unit.