Chapter 10 ( inquizitive) Campaign and elections

Winners of – elections go on to face each other in the – election. primary, general
One advantage digital media has over traditional media concerning campaigns is its low cost. true
In 2016, — won the electoral college. In that same election, — won the popular vote. Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton
Relative to campaigns in the nineteenth century, today’s campaigns require— effort by campaign workers and—- campaign money. less, more
Which of the following statements are correct regarding the stability of party identification? Individuals rarely change their party identification.Looking at the electorate as a whole, party identification is stable.
What effect has the transition from nineteenth-century to twenty-first-century campaign methods had on the wealthy? The wealthy have become more influential
If Joe Smith, a registered Republican voter, is allowed to vote in the Democratic primary, he must live in a state that uses which type of primary system? open primary
Which term is used to describe the drawing of congressional districts in response to population changes? redistricting
The 2010 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission had what effect on campaign financing? allowed Super PACs to spend unlimited money in idependent support of candidates
The trend in campaign finance law over time has been toward which the following? fewer restrictions of campaign donantions
Match the type of campaign on the left with each campaign characteristic that describes it on the right.Grassroots campaign characteristicsmass media campaign characteristics statewide campaignmass media local campaigngrassrootsmoney-intensive campaingmass mediaorganizationally drivengrassroots
Since America’s Founding, candidates for president have been nominated using a variety of methods. Put the following nomination methods in order from earliest in American history to the most recent. congressional “King Caucus”delegates chosen by state party leadersdelegates chosen by primaries and caucuses
Ballot initiatives influence political behavior. Which of the following characteristics are correct regarding citizens in states with ballot initiatives? higher levels of turnoutmore knowledge about politics
Which of the following set groups such as 527s and 501(c)(4)s apart from more traditional campaign finance groups such as political action committees? These groups are not subject to the spending limits of the Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act.These groups cannot coordinate directly with campaigns.
Match the U.S. Supreme Court case to the effect it had on campaign spending.removed limits on individuals’ campaign contributionsintroduced idea that campaign contributions count as speechgovernment could not restrict independent expenditures by corporationsBuckley v. Valeo (1974)Citizens United v. FEC (2010)McCutcheon et al. v. FEC (2014) Buckley v. Valeo- introduced idea that campaign contributions count as speechCitizens United v. FEC (2010)- government could not restrict independent expenditures by corporationsMcCutcheon et al. v. FEC (2014)-removed limits on individuals’ campaign contributions
Direct democracy allows voters the opportunity to directly translate their preferences into government policy. Match the following characteristics of direct democracy to their respective form—ballot initiatives or referenda. ballot initiativeallows citizens to place proposed law directly on ballotreferendumstate legislature refers laws to voters for popular votepresent in 50 states
When is party identification most likely to influence a person’s vote choice? when that person is unfamiliar with the issueswhen that person knows little about the candidateswhen that person is voting on state legislative candidates
Order the political candidates on their likelihood of attracting campaign donations from interest groups from most likely to least likely. incumbent member of majority partyincumbent member of minority partychallenger candidate from majority partychallenger candidate from minority party
Why have most major party candidates declined federal funding for their presidential campaigns recently? They could raise and spend far more money on their own
In the United States, which levels of government are most responsible for administering elections? state governmentscounty governmentscity governments

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