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THIS. IS. Jeopardy. Your. With. Host. Ms Herring. Jeopardy. Elections and campaigns. Political Parties. More on Elections. Mixed Bag. Interest Groups. Minor Parties. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 100. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 200. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 300. 400.

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THIS

IS

Jeopardy

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Your

With

Host...

Ms Herring

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Jeopardy

Elections and

campaigns

Political Parties

More on Elections

Mixed Bag

Interest

Groups

Minor Parties

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This type of voter is evidence of the weakening of political parties and will vote for candidates of different parties for various offices in the same election.

A 100

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This is the type of election that signifies a sharp, lasting shift in party identification occurs from one major party to the other.

A 200

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This is where delegates from each party in each state are sent to in order to nominate a presidential candidate.

A 300

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What is 1.) selecting the presidential nominee, 2.) the announcement of the Vice President running mate and 3.) the presentation of the party platform?

A 500

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This practice creates unusually shaped districts in order to unfairly influence elections by benefitting one party over another.

B 100

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This is an unfair situation where a citizen’s vote in a smaller district can be worth twice as much as a vote in the larger district.

B 200

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This type of individual wins 95% of the time, often with over 60% of the vote in a typical House race.

B 300

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This is the term used to describe the unlimited funds given to a political party that do not have to be reported to the Federal Elections Commission.

B 400

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This has happened in the early 1970s, after the 2000 election and in 2002 in order to make elections more fair.

B 500

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These groups raise money for special interest groups and funnel hard and soft money to the political parties and candidates.

C 100

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This activity was once seen as corrupt but is now and accepted way for individuals to attempt to influence public policy.

C 200

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DAILY DOUBLE

DAILY DOUBLE

Place A Wager

C 400

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These are activities intended to assist a specific candidate for office which is made without their cooperation, approval, or direct knowledge (most commonly this takes the form of advertising).

C 400

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What is to 1) generate dramatic newspaper headlines 2) mobilize a big letter writing campaign 3) stage a protest demonstration, 4) file a suit in Federal Court, 5) supply credible information to key legislators 6) testifying in congressional hearings 7) making contributions to PACs, 8) taking congressmen to dinner (now restricted) 9) working on campaigns 10) endorsing candidates

C 500

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This was the candidate that was blamed for influencing the outcome of the 2000 Presidential election.

D 300

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What is being an innovator, bringing new ideas to the forefront, pushing the envelope, tackling controversial issues?

D 400

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What is :

1). Historical basis

2.) tradition

3.) electoral rules- winner-take-all, single member districts, plurality winners

4.) ideological moderation/closeness of Americans

D 500

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This effect can help the President’s party win elections when he has high approval ratings.

E 100

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In this type of primary, voters may pick one candidate for each office without regard to party affiliation.

E 200

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This is the difference between a person who votes in a primary and one who only votes in general elections.

E 300

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What is being more partisan, extreme (more liberal or conservative than the general population)?

E 300

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What is the

party in the electorate

party organization

party officeholders?

E 400

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What are

  • Small donors (individuals)
  • Wealthy donors (individuals)
  • The candidates themselves
  • Political Action Committees
  • Fundraising events
  • Temporary organizations (527s)
  • Public monies/financing (for Presidential campaigns only!)

E 500

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This Supreme Court Case allowed candidates to spend as much of their own money on their campaigns as an expression of free speech.

F 400

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1.) Must not be a racial gerrymander

2.) must have a contiguous border

3.) must be of approximately same size (population)

4.) must not dilute minority vote

5.) must be compact in size

6.) must not split up a traditional community of interest

F 500

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The Final Jeopardy Category is:

“critical elections”

Please record your wager.

Click on screen to begin

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Name at least two major historical party realignments:

You must list the precipitating event/conditions

And

Which party gained new members

Click on screen to continue

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What were:

Slavery-

Republican party created in support of abolition….Republican party took voters from Democratic party over this issue

The Great Depression-

Economic hardship caused many Republicans to switch to Democratic party in support of government safety net programs

* Remember that realignments signify a permanent shift of party loyalties

Click on screen to continue

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