Review Sheet 2Public OpinionSampling, Margin of Error, Direction versus Intensity in pollingWho are main agents of political socialization? What is party identification?Closed versus Open ended questions. Why should survey responses be rotated?Political PartiesWhy 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 3rdparties important at times in US history?USA has which type of electoral system? Plurality or Proportional. What effect?Voting and Campaign StrategyWhat 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?
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