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Chapter 10 Campaigns and Elections
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Types of Elections Four types of elections: Primary Open Closed General Runoff Special Elections State Referendum or Local ballot initiatives
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Elections in America Presidential elections : held every four years on the first Tuesday in November Congressional elections : held every two years on the first Tuesday in November Midterm elections : those congressional elections held in years without a presidential election
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Ballots States decide which type they will use. State ballot variations include: Straight-ticket option on ballot Party affiliations not listed Ballots available in multiple languages Voting machines, paper ballots, punch cards, touch screens, mail only
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Election Campaigns Candidates start a campaign by raising money by either: Forming an exploratory committee Filing papers announcing candidacy Campaigns are about how politicians run for office Strategies depend on office, party, candidate, contemporary issues, electorate, technology
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