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1

3 common elements of each political party

party organization- leaders activists and other people who give tiney, money, and ideas to the party
party in government- people in the party who hold political office
party in the electorate- the millions of people who identify themselves as members of the party

2

4 types of minor parties

ideological
single issue
economic protest
splinter

3

examples of ideological parties

socialist, social labor, and communist parties

4

5 ways for a candidate to be nominated

self announcement
caucus
convention
direct primary
petition

5

two types of direct primaries

open and closed

6

popular candidates that had the coattail effect

Franklin roosevelt
ronald regan
barak obama

7

people who had the opposite of the coattail effect

barry goldwater, george mcgovern, jimmy carter

8

4 main feautures of an Australian ballot

1.) provided at public expense
2.) lists all the names of all candidates in the election
3.) given out only at the polls
4.) can be marked in secret