POL115_PPTWK5.pptx - Political Parties Political Participation Campaigns and Elections Presentation George Marquez Agenda Describe the purpose and

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Unformatted text preview: Political Parties, Political Participation, Campaigns and Elections Presentation July 16, 2018 George Marquez Agenda Describe the purpose and functions of political parties in the United States and the various ways American citizens can participate in the campaign and election process. The function and purpose of caucuses and primary elections in political campaigns The roles national political party conventions play in the presidential election process. Describe the presidential general election campaign and the important factors and events that influence it. The roles does the media play in modern political campaigns. The roles and influence of money in the modern political campaign. The purpose and functions of political parties in the United States Create public policies Educate public opinion Helps recruit leaders The various ways American citizens can participate in the campaign and election process Join a campaign Attend rally's Donate money Vote! The function and purpose of caucuses and primary elections in political campaigns Caucuses Local meeting Registered political party members Vote for their preferred party candidate Primaries Closed primary Open Primary The roles national political party conventions play in the presidential election process Take place in summer before elections Each party writes their plan of action for the government to implement for the next 4 years Each party outlines the problems currently facing the nation Each party will choose their final candidate for president and vice president The presidential general election campaign and the important factors and events that influence it Background Party Identification Incumbency The roles media play in modern political campaigns News you can choose Sharing Likes Fundraising Example of media during a political campaign The roles and influence of money in the modern political campaign Candidates need money to finance their campaign Staff, ads, traveling, etc. all cost a ton of money Majority of campaign funs comes from rich individuals, banks, and businesses References Ailey, K. (2018). Dummies.com. Retrieved from Cary, M. K. (2010, February). 5 Ways New Media Are Changing Politics. U.S. News, (), . Retrieved from Congress for Kids(2008). Retrieved from Dagger, A. (2018). Study.com. Retrieved from DemocracyMAtter.org(2018). Retrieved from Goel, A. (2018). Important India. Retrieved from Willingham, A. (2017, January). 25 ways to be politically active (whether you lean left or right). CNN Politics, (), . Retrieved from USA.gov(2018). Retrieved from ...
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