Election Notes - Government and Elections Caucus- meeting...

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Caucus - meeting of candidates supporters that chooses delegates to a state or national convention Primary Elections - party election that determines who will be the nominees in the general election Winning depends on: o How delegates are distributed o Who turns out o Who is allowed to vote Closed- only registered party members can vote Semi-closed- independent can participate Open- any registered voter can participate Up to the state whether to have caucus or primaries Popular and Electoral Votes o Popular vote- the total vote o Electoral vote- cast by the electors How do you get to be an electoral? Be very dedicated to the party all through government States in proportion to Electoral votes Texas, Florida, California, Ohio, Missouri Electoral Vote and Winner Take All Voting Winner -take -all voting Texas has 34 electoral votes California has 55 New York has 31 Exceptions to Winner- Take- All Maine (4) and Nebraska (5) Whoever wins the congressional get the entire state? If a get 2 and B gets 1, then A would win the entire state
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