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Unformatted text preview: C. Independent expenditures 1. 527 groups VI. Voter in elections A. The best predictor is party id. 1. retrospective/prospective voting B. Increase of independents C. Continuum D. campaigning is for a small percentage of voters E. Low voter turnout 1. Registration about 7% increase 2. High cost 3. Ballot burnout F. Ballot type 1. Party Column 2. Office column a. Split ticket voting VII. Elected officials A. Professionalism: In politics, a reference to the increasing number of officeholders for whom politics is a full time occupation B. Careerism: In politics, a reference to people who started young working in politics, running for and holding public office and made politics their career. C. Know some of the offices elected 1. President, House, Senate, Governor, State leg, etc 2. Local elections a. At large elections VIII. California elections A. Know offices B. Term limits C. Propositions...
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