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political party
Groups of citizens who share ideas about how government should work.
nominate
To select candidates to run for political office.
candidates
People who run for political office.
two-party system
A political system with two strong political parties.
multiparty system
A political system in which many political parties play a role in government.
coalition
An agreement between two or more political parties to work together to run a government.
third parties
Minor political parties in a two-party system.
one-party system
A political system in which a single political party controls the government and all other parties are banned.
propaganda
Ideas used to influence people's thinking or behavior.
mass media
Forms of communication that transmit information to large numbers of people.
bias
A way of thinking that is for or against a person - prejudice
endorse
To give support or approval to someone's political opinions.
Political Action Committees
PAC's
The political parts of interest groups who help candidates that favor their group.
popular vote
The votes cast by citizens in a presidential election.
electors
People elected by voters in a presidential election who cast the official votes that elect the president & v.p.