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Unformatted text preview: List the four functions of political parties: List the four main characteristics of political parties (in general): What is unique about the US in reference to our political party system? Electoral College: Votes for: Rooted in: Electoral candidates selected by: Are the electoral candidates legally bound to vote for the candidate selected by their state’s citizens? How are the number of electoral votes for each state determined? What is the ultimate aim of a political party / candidate? Define pragmatic and expediency: What are PACs? What is the difference between hard money and soft money? What are the limits on campaign contributions? What act defines these limits? How often do we reapportion voting districts? How often do we hold elections?...
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- Spring '05