1 When people join an interest group because of the
desire to associate with others.
4 The voting age was lowered to ____ by the Twenty-sixth
5 Master plan candidates create to guide them to victory.
7 After the start of the _____ _____, Democrats of all
backgrounds were brought together and it became
known as the New Deal Coalition.
10 Groups that advocate the interests of the collective,
overall community are called ____ interest groups.
11 Used by interest groups to create favorable public
12 The ______ party system consisted of the Federalists
14 Handles administration and enforcement of campaign
15 In ______ primaries, voters can vote in either party
without disclosing their party affiliation.
16 PAC money goes overwhelmingly to __________.
18 Committee organized by interest groups to donate
money to campaigns.
20 If a Presidential candidate does not receive a majority of
the electoral college votes, then the President is chosen
by the ______.
23 When individuals believe that their political participation
really matters, it is known as political _______.
25 A period in history in which a majority of votes cling to
the party in power.
26 Formation of new issues and coalitions occur after
28 The Campaign Act of 2002 increased individual
contributions from one to ____ thousand.
29 The last National Convention held in the U.S. was in
two-thousand and eight, the next one will be held on
two-thousand and ____.
35 In ______ primaries only voters who are declared party
members can vote in that party's primary.
37 Party __________ is when a new party system has
taken the place of the old because of fundamental shifts
in the types of groups that support the parties.
42 In 2000, ____ ____, the Green party candidtae, focused
a great deal on environmental issues.
43 If no candidate with the 270 electoral college votes, the
House will vote and each delegation has only ____
44 The Bipartison Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002
banned ____ money to the national party committee.
45 In the Federalist Papers, Madison referred to interest
groups and political parties as _________.
46 When people do not inform themselves on issues
because they feel that they cannot make a difference.
47 A ____________ is a party's official selection of a
candidate to run for office.
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2 People moving away from both political parties.
3 Organized group of people who share common
objectives and attempt to influence policymakers.
6 A ________ party recruits and runs candidates for
8 Election where voters are given the opportunity to vote
yes or no on a legislative act.
9 When people vote based on their own issue
13 Organized set of beliefs that people have about the
nature of society and the government's role.
17 Party's official selection of a candidate to run for office.
19 The _____ Theory believes that the interest group
system is democratic because people have the power
to form their own groups to promote their interests.
21 In reference to elections, ____ refers to the belief that
the election was fair and free and the results almost
unanimously are accepted.
22 The Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974 created the
Federal ________ Commission.
24 A ________ good benefits all, not just members.
25 Political parties are policy generalists, interest groups
are _____ _____.
27 The state that holds the first caucus is ____, while New
Hampshire holds the first primary.
30 When states require people to register before election
day if they want to vote, it is called voter ______.
31 Interest groups provide two related types of information
that is critical to decision makers. Information about
people will react to alternative policies is called _____.
32 The right to vote.
33 Meeting officials and attempting to convince them to
support your position (in reference to interest group
34 A political party's goals and policies are included in its
_____ _____, which is brought forth at their convention.
36 When Congress and the White House are held by the
same party, we have a _____ party government.
38 The political party-in-the-______ is the people who are
supportes of the party.
39 To win the Presidential nomination of a major political
party, a person needs to win a majority of the delegates
at the national _______.
40 The second party system consisted of the ______ and
41 Groups that advocate the interests of the collective
community are called _____ groups or public interest
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