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Unformatted text preview: voters by establishing priorities different from those rival party’s. • Functions of Political Parties o Party in the Electorate All the individuals who support a party. Party Identifiers- Individuals who identify themselves as a member of one party. Independent- Unaffiliated Voter. Party Organization- the formal party of elected officials. County and local parties are most important components of a political organization. National Chair- Head of the party for an election. Often the presidential nominee. National chair is in charge of fundraising. If the party wins then the national chair does nothing, but if the party loses then the national chair is the spokesperson for the loyal opposition. Loyal Opposition- role that the party out of power plays....
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course POLITICAL 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State.
- Spring '11