Unformatted text preview: parties is whether greater support can be drawn from a candidate that more tightly represents the ideology of the party or the candidate who can capture more of the median vote What do parties do? Act as intermediaries between citizens and government, nominate candidates, contest elections, organize government, provide accountability, manage conflict Discuss how parties act as intermediaries. Parties organize participation, aggregate interests, serve as a link between social forces and the government...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2008 for the course POSC 377 taught by Professor Hahm during the Summer '07 term at USC.
- Summer '07