US Gvmt Test 3: Chapters 8 & 9 - The amount that a pac is allowed to contribute to a federal candidate each election NOT ALLOWED TO CONTRIBUTE TO

US Gvmt Test 3: Chapters 8 & 9 - The amount that a pac is...

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The amount that a pac is allowed to contribute to a federal candidate each election? NOT ALLOWED TO CONTRIBUTE TO CANDIDATES Pac Political Action Committee- must keep track of the money they give Political Party v. Interest Group Political Parties are organizations created for the purpose of winning election so they can govern and win policies/ interest groups want to influence officials- they are behind the scenes people Divided government The white house is controlled by one party while the US House is controlled by the opposing party Which interest group has the greatest number of lobbyist? Business Lobbyist Works on behalf of the interest group; go and speak to politicians and candidates on behalf of interest groups Define realignment A significant change in the composition, strength and direction of parties Which interest group spends the least amount of money? Defense When you look at labor and trial lawyers PACs they prefer to support... Democrats Pharmaceutical and Energy PACs prefer to support... Republicans PACs give to both parties because... At the end of the day there's no way to know who will win Is the Tea Party a political party in the conventional sense? No. It is a movement. Which party favors the NRA the most? Republican Which generation has the highest percentage political independence Millennials Looking at most leaders, which incentive draws in the most members? Idealists Ross Peru Billionaire from Texas; defied the Came up with the third party system
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two party system Third Party Any party other than democrats or republicans Definition of dealignment A falloff in electoral support for both major political parties Major difference between 527 groups and PACs 527 groups advocate for certain issues but cannot donate to a campaign or an individual. Election between G.W. and Al Gore in 2,000 Ralph Nader ran with the Green Party- the green party helped take enough votes to help GW Win Why people join interest groups Sense of belonging- social incentive -monetary -idealist Two states that don’t automatically award
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