Exam 1 Review - Exam#1 Review Sheet Gov 310L frontloading...

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Exam #1 Review Sheet Gov 310L frontloading Single-member, simple-plurality districts reapportionment gerrymandering Buckley v. Valeo matching funds franking open/closed/blanket primary hard vs. soft money Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform Act voting-age vs. voting-eligible population retrospective voting issue public 15 th , 19 th , 24 th , and 26 th Amendments The electoral triangle Swing states (battle ground states) popular v. responsible models of democracy political efficacy sampling error selection bias focus groups measurement error registration requirements popular vote v. electoral college vote open seats/safe seats coattails midterm loss majority-minority districts pack journalism collective action oligarchy episodic coverage v. thematic coverage feeding frenzy muckraking Horserace coverage Hypodermic needle theory yellow journalism Red States- Blue States What is the “permanent campaign”? What factors contribute to permanent campaign in America? According to Downs (1957), why do people vote or not vote? Explain it with the turnout equation.
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course GOV 310L taught by Professor Kieth during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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