cAMPAIGN - ` Political Science 205 Parties, Campaigns and...

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` Political Science 205 Parties, Campaigns and Elections VOTERS AND VOTING 0. Eligibility Federal Constitution and Laws State Constitution and Laws 1. Registration Who, where, when Felons 2. Ballot Form Access and integrity Verification of identity Crawford v. Marion County Elections Board (2008) Absentee/mail Voting period Help America Vote Act, 2002 LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS 3. One-person one-vote Baker v. Carr (1962) Reynolds v. Sims (1964)
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4. Redistricting After census By whom? 5. Gerrymandering (joining of legislative districts) Racial Partisan PARTIES 0. Nature of Parties 0. Responsible vs. Electoral 1. Ideology 2. Constituency 1. Role in Elections 3. Candidate centered 4. Recruit 5. Fund 6. Assist NOMINATION 2. Announcement(s) 3. Primary 7. Nonpartisan (no affiliation on the ballot) - typically help in spring, not fall 8. Partisan
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0. Open – can make the choice (Rep/Dem) at time of voting— cannot vote for both 1. Closed – cannot vote any other way than what you are
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