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11 Cards in this Set

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exit polls
polls based on interviews conducted on Election Day with randomly selected voters
gender gap
difference in political views between men and women
a standard of right or proper conduct
political elites
persons with a disproportionate share of political power
political ideology
a more or less consistent set of beliefs about what policies government ought to pursue
political socialization
process by which background traits influence one's political views
a survey of political opinion
public opinion
how people think or feel about particular things
random sample
method of selecting from a population in which each person has an equal probability of being selected
sampling error
the difference between the results of random samples taken and the same time
people who have a disproportionate amount of some valued resource