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Review Sheet 2 Public Opinion Sampling, Margin of Error, Direction versus Intensity in polling Who are main agents of political socialization? What is party identification? Closed versus Open ended questions. Why should survey responses be rotated? Political Parties Why created? Who do they work for? What do they do? Responsible Party Model Political Machine Era: What did parties provide for voters? What did they ask in return? How do they make sure voters followed through? Progressive Reforms: Secret ballot, government printed ballot, anti-corruption laws, Candidate Selection through Primary voting (i.e. Direct Primary) Why are 3 rd parties important at times in US history? USA has which type of electoral system? Plurality or Proportional. What effect? Voting and Campaign Strategy What does the Calculus of Voting suggest people should do? How do parties try to change this calculation? Why might turnout be lower here than in other countries? Expansion of the electorate: Adult Males 1830s, African-American Males 1860s, Women 1920,
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course POLS 2011 taught by Professor Bruceflower during the Spring '11 term at Kennesaw.

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