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More interesting Groups!. Create an Interest Group!. Today you will be creating interest groups! 3 stages! 1. Deciding on an issue your group will tackle. 2. Create a related interest group that provides a service 3. Attempt to get legislative action for your group/issue. Stage 1.

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create an interest group
Create an Interest Group!
  • Today you will be creating interest groups!
  • 3 stages!
    • 1. Deciding on an issue your group will tackle.
    • 2. Create a related interest group that provides a service
    • 3. Attempt to get legislative action for your group/issue.
stage 1
Stage 1
  • Decide what issue your group will tackle.
    • Think broad, such as consumer protection
  • Is your interest group based on a social issue, ideological, business, public interest?
  • What is the purpose of your group?
  • How will you get members to join your group?
  • How will you get money to run your organization?
stage 2
Stage 2
  • Create a service-oriented organization for your interest group.
    • If you work for charity, you could potentially receive government funds.
  • What will the name of your organization be?
stage 3
Stage 3
  • 1. Create a slogan for your group
  • 2. Create two key phrases that arouse the attention or create urgency for your audience
    • Creating fear, maybe demonize a political figure
  • 3. Get famous people who lean right or left to support your cause
  • 4. Gain the attention of a branch of government, how will you do this?
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Is it difficult creating an interest group?
    • What does this say about how interest groups affect the government.
  • Do these groups accurately represent the will of the people? Why or why not?
  • Can the average citizen create an effective interest group?
single issue groups
Single-Issue groups
  • Single-Issue Groups: groups that have a narrow interest, tend to dislike compromise.
    • Attract groups new to politics.
    • Anti-Vietnam activists, abortion, gun rights
  • The most emotionally single-issue group is those for abortion.
    • Have been known to block the entrance to clinics.
    • (1989)Webster v. Reproductive Health Services allowed states greater freedom to restrict abortions
lobbying
Lobbying
  • What is lobbying?
  • How lobbyists help Congressman.
    • They are an important source of information.
      • Congressman rely on lobbyists for specific policy information
    • They can help politicians with strategy for passing legislation.
    • Can help develop campaign strategies.
      • Labor Union leaders telling politicians how to appeal to their members
    • They are a source of ideas and innovation
      • Can pass off ideas to law-makers
gave him an offer he couldn t refuse
Gave him an offer he couldn’t refuse
  • Lobbyists can work with candidates in a friendly manner or threaten.
    • Inform candidates they will fund the opposition in a campaign.
  • Some argue lobbying's purpose is not meant to change minds, but reinforce allies.
  • Lobbying works mainly on people that side with the groups goals before they’re approached.
electioneering
Electioneering
  • Electioneering: Direct group involvement in the electoral process such as campaign funding.
    • PAC
  • Many lobbyist groups use electioneering to ensure politicians sympathetic with their cause win elections.
  • PAC money helps to ensure candidates victories
    • Usually ask candidates to take a questionnaire to see where their values align.