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the naming of those who will seek office
nomination
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
regularly scheduled election at which voters make the final selection on officeholders
general election
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
a group of like minded ppl who meet to select the candidates they will support in an upcomming election.
caucus
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
a party's nominating election in which only decleared party members can vote
closed primary
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
a party's nominating election in which any1 can vote
open primary
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
most states all or nearly all of the elected school and municipal office are filled in canditates aren't idetified as party labels
nonpartisan election
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
a process by which they could vote without going to the polling on election day
abstentee voting
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
a voting district
precinct
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
place to vote
polling place
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
the device by which a voter registers a choice in election
ballot
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
political arms of special interest and other organizations with a take in electoral politics.
political action committee
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
matters held by a significant # of ppl about gov.
public opinion
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
those means of communication that reach large, widely disapered audiences simultaniosly
mass idea
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
made of the ppl with whom 1 regularly associates including friends, classmates, neighbors, and co-workers.
peer group
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
insturctions/ commands a constituency givesto its elected officals
mandate
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
private organizations whose members share certain veiws and work to shape the making and the content of public policy
interest groups
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
devices that attempt to collect info by asking ppl questions
public opinion poll
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
polls sought to read the public's mind simply by asking questions of a large # of ppl.
straw vote
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
when the pollster selected randomly a # of ppl
random sample
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
means of communication
medium
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
public issues on which the ppl's attention is focused
public agenda
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
segments of the business community also have their own interest groups
trade association
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
an organization of workers who share the same type of job who work in the same industry
labor union
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
ppl who work for public good
public interest group
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
a technique of persuasion aimed @ influencing of others
propaganda
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
PACs that concentrate there efforts on 1 issue!
single interest groups
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
usually defined those activites brought to bear on legislators and the legislative process
lobbying
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes
means/from the ppl, Average voter joe!
Grass routers
nomination, general election, caucus, closed primary, open primary, nonpartisan election, absentee voting, precint, polling place,ballot, political action commitee,public opiniion, mass idea, peer group, mandate, interest groups,, public opinion poll, straw vote, random sample, medium,public agenda,trade association,labor union,public interest groups,lobbying,grass routes