Review20 - Review Sheet 2 Public Opinion Sampling Margin of Error Direction versus Intensity in polling Who are main agents of political

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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: This is a winner-take-all system because there is no reward for the party or candidate that finishes second. What effect? As a result, two political parties usually dominate plurality electoral systems to the disadvantage of smaller third parties. No one person or organization prevents third parties from forming,
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Taylor during the Fall '06 term at Kennesaw.

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Review20 - Review Sheet 2 Public Opinion Sampling Margin of Error Direction versus Intensity in polling Who are main agents of political

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