Review 2 - Review Sheet 2 Public Opinion Sampling, Margin...

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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? A. Created to increase voter turnout and knowledge Responsible Party Model A. Parties off a program of action where parties select candidates. This is in pursuit of party control of the government Political Machine Era: What did parties provide for voters? What did they ask in return? How do they make sure voters followed through? A. Best way to increase voter turnout. If a citizen votes for the candidate, they could receive benefits. They would constantly keep track to watch how people voted. These methods were effective. Progressive Reforms A. 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? A. Although they never win power, they influence debate and if somehow they win,
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Taylor during the Spring '06 term at Kennesaw.

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