2. In a(n) ______ primary, you decide when you enter the voting booth which party’s primary you wish to participate in.
3. Unlike congressional campaigns, presidential campaigns are funded by
4. A PAC must have ____ members.
5. The major issue in the 2008 campaign was
6. The Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2002 raised the individual limit on contributions to _________ per candidate per election.
7. History suggests that ___ percent of the presidential vote will go to the candidates of the two main parties.
8. One advantage that incumbents always have over challengers is
9. Many scholars argue that the foremost factor in determining how people vote is
10. Which party tends to be more loyal to its candidate in presidential elections?
11. Which type of voting requires a lot of information about candidates and issues?
12. Which of the following types of voters decide elections?
13. Although campaigns in the United States have historically emphasized broad themes over specific details, what has emerged in recent years is the
14. The Republican Party was clearly the dominant party in American politics from
15. The text argues that the U.S. constitutional system was designed to make the adoption of radical departures in policy
16. The activity of lobbyists is protected by the ________ Amendment.
17. The growth of numerous public-interest lobbies in the 1960s was an example of interest groups that formed as a result of
18. An organization that seeks to influence public policy is most accurately referred to as a(n)
19. The U.S. tobacco industry is represented in Washington by a strong lobby that seeks to influence public policy regarding the use of tobacco. This lobby is most accurately referred to as a(n)
20. It is often said that Americans are a nation of
21. The reason Americans participate in civic associations more frequently than do citizens of other countries is
22. A major function of local chapters of national membership organizations is to
23. Organizations that attract members by appealing to a coherent set of usually controversial principles are called
24. Public-interest lobbies typically make better progress when the administration is
25. The policies of public-interest organizations are predominantly shaped by
26. Which of the following statements about a social movement is generally true?