Exam 4 Study Guide

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Chapter 13 Mandate – a command, indicated by an electorate’s votes, for the elected officials to carry out their platforms Retrospective Judgment – a voter’s evaluation of the performance of the party in power Prospective Judgment – a voter’s evaluation of a candidate based on what he or she pledges to do about an issue if elected Primary Election – election in which voters decide which of the candidates within a party will represent the party in the general election. Open Primary – a primary in which party members, independents, and sometimes members of the other party are allowed to vote Closed Primary – a primary election in which only a party’s registered voter’s are eligible to vote. Blanket Primary – have one primary election, rather than by party. One party’s candidates on one side of ballot, and other party on the other side. Can vote for a different party for each thing. Runoff Primary – a second primary election between the two candidates receiving the greatest number of votes in the first primary General Election – election in which voters decide which candidates will actually fill elective public offices Crossover Voting – participation in the primary of a party with which the voter is not affiliated Initiative – a process that allows citizens to propose legislation and submit it to the state electorate for popular vote Referendum – an election whereby the state legislature submits proposed legislation to the state’s voters for approval Recall – a process in which voters can petition for a vote to remove office holders between elections Front-Loading – the tendency of states to choose an early date on the primary calendar New Hampshire primary –
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