Test Answers on elections

Chapter 10 Elections and Electoral College

Plurality The largest number of votes in an election and may receive fewer than 50% of the votes cast if more than two candidates. Winner take all system An electoral system that awards offices to the highest vote-getters without ensuring representation for voters in the minority. Primary election An election in which voters determine their […]

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ELECTIONS US

When do presidential elections occur? every 4 years, even after the death of a president e.g. Johnson ( vice president) took over Kennedy in 1963 after his assassination Phases of the presidential election intra-party battles: 1) invisible primary- candidates announce they are running around a year before election 2) Primaries- January-June 3) running mates chosen […]

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Elections and Campaigns Practice Test

If no candidate receives an electoral college majority, the House of Representatives chooses among the top three electoral vote winners in its 2004 ruling the FEC ruled that 527 groups were not subject to strict contribution restrictions so long as their political messages did not make explicit endorsements of candidates using phrases like \”vote for\” […]

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Constitution-Elections and the Electoral College

Who do people vote for on Election Day? Electors How is the number of Electors for each state determined? Amount of Representatives (varies between states+Amount of senators (2). Washington D.C. gets 3 electoral votes. How do most states determine who wins the Electoral votes? Majority (More than 50%) When is Election day? First Tuesday in […]

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Elections

Incumbent existing holder of a political office Pros of being an incumbent -free publicity -free advertising -easier to make money -media coverage Cons of being an incumbent -not as much time for campaigning -greater critisism -more reliance which could be negative if they make a mistake Pros of being a challenger -can promote their political […]

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8 Steps in the Election Process

Step 1 of Presidential election process Candidates ANNOUNCE plans to run for office Step 2 of Presidential election process Candidates CAMPAIGN against candidates IN THEIR OWN PARTY to win the primary election Step 3 of Presidential election process PRIMARY ELECTIONS are held; Republicans vote for the Republican candidate; Democrats vote for the Democrat Step 4 […]

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Elections and Voting: Questions

How often do presidential elections occur? Every 4 years. What are the three constitutional requirements to be president? A natural-born US citizen; at least 35 years of age; resident of the USA for at least 14 years. What does Amendment XXII state about the number of terms a president may serve? May serve a maximum […]

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Elections of 1824 and 1828 and Electoral College

# of votes each state gets 2 reps plus based on population District of Columbia Gets 3 extra representatives in the Electoral College What candidate needs in order to win 270 votes (majority) If no one gets majority votes -the vote goes to the House of Representatives Criticisms of Electoral College -Gives unfair advantage to […]

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Unit 4: Map Work- Electoral College Map of the Election of 1800

Which states voted Democratic Repub. ? Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Rhode Island, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts Which states voted Federalists ? Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, New York Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia Interpretation of Map (big ideas/trends) Map describes connection between those who voted Democratic Repub. (region, occupation, foreign relations) […]

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Chapter 12. Voting, Campaigns, and Elections

Which of the following groups is most likely to vote? Upper-income Americans According to the textbook, which of the following does NOT contribute to increased or decreased voter turnout? fewer or more selective incentives offered by parties and candidates for voting Which piece of legislation made it possible for citizens to register to vote while […]

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Orienatation FAQs-Housing Selection & Meal Plans

As early as May 15, for students with access to HomerConnect. When can students select their meal plan? Up to 2 weeks into classes. When can students switch a meal plan? In July, students will receive a brochure from Student Financial Services and Dining with their bill that discusses meal plan choices. How do students […]

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GOVT CHAP 14 REVIEW: CAMPAIGN AND ELECTIONS

Prenomination campaign The political season in which candidates for president begin to explore the possibility of running by attempting to raise money and garner support (Pg. 393) Invisible primary The competition among candidates seeking the party nomination for frontrunner status prior to the primaries and caucuses (Pg. 393) Presidential primary A statewide election to select […]

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Chapter 12- Voting and Elections

Which of the following statements if FALSE? a. Elections in the United States are a means to hold government officials accountable b. The most common method of political participation in the United States is voting c. FALSE- Attending a protest or rally is an example of conventional political participation d. Approximately 35% of eligible voters […]

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Elections and the electoral college

Three problems with elections as linkage institutions Low participation >50%, Choices between candidates unappealing, Candidates don’t take clear positions on issues Three critical functions of elections Formalize political participation, public political power, guide policy direction Legitimacy The view that an election and it’s results are fair and free Primaries Parties choose nominees or candidates for […]

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GOVT2305 Elections & Campaigns Quiz

According to the U.S. Constitution, only the __________ was (were) to be elected directly by the people. House of Representatives All except two states, _________ and ________, use a winner-take-all system in Electoral College. Nebraska; Maine At the party conventions, the __________ is formally adopted, laying out the plan for government. party platform In 1971, […]

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Chapter 3 – Selections –

Compute the radius for a circle. If a value is a negative number output \”incorrect input\”. if the value is a positive number compute the radius of a circle Create a math program that generates to random numbers to be added together . This shows how the use of boolean or true/false is used in […]

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HR Recruitment and Selectiosn

Steps in the Staffing Process 1. Recruitment Planning – Identify Human Resource Needs 2.Seek Budgetary Approval to Create and /or Fill the Position. 3.Recruitment of Job Applicants 4.Evaluation of Applicants 5.Select the Most Qualified Applicant Internal recruitment for job application Advantages 1. Company has better knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of the job candidate. 2. […]

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L5 + L8 – Rational drug selection and usage, and legislation

question What is empirical therapy? answer Drug selection base on prior (historical) experience. question What is rational therapy? answer Drug selection based on detailed *risk/cost/benefit* considerations. question What are the two approaches to drug therapy? answer Empirical and rational. question What is the rational behind therapeutic decision making? answer 1. Accurate *diagnosis* 2. Decide that […]

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10.3 – The theory of Natural Selection

question Artificial Selection answer More commonly known as selective Breeding, where professionals study the genotype and phenotype of parent organisms in the hope of producing a hybrid that possesses many of the desirable characteristics found in their parents. question Natural selection answer Is an act to eliminate w/ certain traits from population question Population answer […]

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Unit 10.3 Theory of Natural Selection

question The process by which humans change a species by breeding it for certain traits. answer What is Artificial Selection? (Relate to 7th Grade, Same as Selective Breeding) question Yes answer Does Artificial Selection allow for Biodiversity? question The trait must be heritable. answer What must a trait be classified as in order for it […]

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10-3 Theory of Natural Selection

question Artificial selection answer The Process in which Humans change a species by breeding it for certain traits. question Heritability answer The ability of a trait to be passed down from one generation to the next. question Natural Selection answer A mechanism by which individuals that have inherited beneficial adaptions produce more offsprings on average […]

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