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Unformatted text preview: Andre Mallqui WOLL HW CK #4 Key A Theory of Critical Elections Key The Responsible Electorate Complete the following, print out and bring this assignment to class on the assigned due date. Directions : answer the following in the space provided. 1. Define and explain the significance of critical elections according to Key. Critical Elections is a type of election in which there occurs a sharp and durable electoral realignment between parties. Though these elections pose difficulties in collecting data, the attempt to move towards a better understanding of elections in the terms here employed could provide a means for better integrating the study of electoral behavior with the analysis of political Systems. 2. What is V. O. Key, Jr.'s "perverse and unorthodox argument" according to The Responsible Electorate? His preserve and unorthodox argument is that voters are not fools. Though some individuals are odd, the majority of the electorate behaves and votes rationally and responsibly. The electorate is actually the majority of the electorate behaves and votes rationally and responsibly....
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