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Date : December 13, 2011 Topic : Voting Patterns in the United States Aim : How are voting behaviors distributed in the United States? Do Now : Complete the handout. . WHICH NUMBERED REGIONS SAW STRONG DEMOCRATIC SUPPORT?. 1,4, AND 6. WHAT FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO THAT SUPPORT? .

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Date: December 13, 2011Topic: Voting Patterns in the United StatesAim: How are voting behaviors distributed in the United States?Do Now: Complete the handout.

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WHICH NUMBERED REGIONS SAW STRONG DEMOCRATIC SUPPORT?

1,4, AND 6

WHAT FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO THAT SUPPORT?

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WHICH OF THE NUMBERED REGIONS SHOW STRONG REPUBLICAN SUPPORT?

3 – THREE!

WHAT FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO THAT SUPPORT?

decline in turnout for federal elections
Decline in Turnout for Federal Elections
  • More mobile population – people are moving more frequently.
  • De-alignment – less party identification – more independents – people not as loyal to their party as they once were.
  • Cynicism – little difference between the candidates.
  • Apathy.
  • Loss of efficacy – vote doesn’t matter.
higher voter turnout in presidential elections
Higher Voter Turnout in Presidential Elections
  • Greater media interest – earlier and earlier.
  • Greater information available about the candidates.
  • The party conventions – television coverage.
  • Visibility of the presidential office.

MIDTERM ELECTION – ELECTIONS HELD TWO YEARS INTO THE TERM OF THE PRESIDENT – ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE ARE ELECTED AND MANY MEMBERS OF THE SENATE.

likely or unlikely to vote
Likely or Unlikely to Vote?
  • Age –
  • Education –
  • Government requirements that cause a decrease in voter turnout -
linkage institutions
Linkage Institutions
  • Linkage Institutions – the channels or access points in which peoples preferences get on the governments policy agenda. Examples?
  • How do these examples connect citizens to government?