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American Democracy Now Study Set 2

Political Science

Quiz 9 :

Campaigns, Elections, and Voting

Quiz 9 :

Campaigns, Elections, and Voting

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Who can vote in an open primary election?
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In the United States, most general elections are held in which month?
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D

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In U.S. presidential primaries, who decides which candidate will receive the national party nomination?
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E

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In many states, what percentage of votes must a candidate receive in a general election to avoid a runoff election?
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Which of the following is the best example of grassroots organizing?
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Which of the following best describes a proposition?
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Who can vote in a closed primary election?
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Who or what controls the timing of primary elections?
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In general elections for Congress, how many votes must a candidate receive in order to win?
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In which month is Super Tuesday, the day on which the most presidential primary elections take place?
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Which year saw a party convention that prodded both parties to make significant reforms that increased party-voter influence for candidate selection?
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Presidential elections are always held on what day?
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Which of the following statements about who can vote in primary elections is the most accurate?
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Identify the correct chronological order among the following, starting with which comes first.
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In some states, party voters select delegates at state party meetings known as
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What technology has facilitated the use of instant runoff elections?
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In a referendum, voters in a state can vote for or against a measure proposed by whom?
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Direct forms of political participation include
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All of the following are influential factors in general election competitiveness EXCEPT
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Which groups typically sponsor initiatives, or initiative petitions?
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