Getting Involved in Politics and Types of Elections

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I. Getting Involved 1. To get involved in politics, you could Help in a campaign Lobby Protest Turn to protest if you have a grievance but not much power Need the media; no media, no one may see you Controversy Try to be innovative 2. Get people to vote Hold voting on weekends/make it a holiday Have 2 day election days 3. Problem in Florida Undervote – skip over section or don’t vote for an office Overvote – vote for multiple candidates in one office 4. Cathy Cox – Electronic Voting
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Unformatted text preview: No way for recount Malicious hackers Erroneous computer could do it wrong What if the power goes out? II. Types of elections 1. Realignment people change parties/shift affiliation, after 32 republicans turn democrat a. Critical realignment very quick b. Secular realignment very slow i. Has been a secular realignment in the south; mostly democratic has moved to republican 2. Dealignment party members move independent...
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Cann during the Summer '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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