Governing States and Localities

Political Science

Quiz 5 :

Political Attitudes and Participation: Venting and Voting

Quiz 5 :

Political Attitudes and Participation: Venting and Voting

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Public opinion polls ______ conducted on state-level matters.
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Democratic candidates have struggled during recent ______ elections.
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Voting for all of one party's nominees on a ticket is known as ______.
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Turnout runs less than 20 percent for ______ elections.
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Redistricting generally follows ______.
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Which of the following tends to decrease voter turnout?
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If a candidate does not win more than 50 percent of the votes but still has more votes than any other candidate, he or she has achieved a ______.
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Washington and California use a similar primary system in which the top ______ vote getters proceed to the general election.
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Average state opinion ______ be reflected in state-level policy decisions.
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Women received the right to vote with the ratification of the ______.
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Which of the following positions is generally appointed?
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In recent elections, voters have tended to prefer candidates who ______.
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A way for voters to oust an incumbent elected official before the next election is called a(n) ______.
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The traditional model of public hearings is ______.
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The most famous and influential modern ballot initiative dealt with which issue?
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Who said, "Unless mass views have some place in the shaping of policy, all the talk about democracy is nonsense"?
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Which of the following issues is the primary focus for the Tea Party movement?
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The minimum Electoral College delegation is ______.
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In ______ states, there are more daily newspapers paying attention to policy and educational matters than in individualistic states.
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Which of the following terms refers to the drawing of new boundaries for congressional and state legislative districts?
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