Chapter 10 contin.

Chapter 10 contin. - Types of Elections and Turnout...

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Types of Elections and Turnout -Primary Election -Open, Closed -General Election -Presidential Election -Yield the most in turnouts -Midterm Election -Special Elections - Held to fill a vacancy -To determine whether or not to impose sales tax -Referenda -Recall -You are voting whether or not to remove the position from office -COMPLICATED -High-Stimulus Elections vs. Low-stimulus Election Mechanics of Election Administration -Redistricting and Apportionment -Redistricting happens after a census -Georgia General Assembly -Who apportions the number of Congressional members to the state? -Congress -Qualifications for Voting -State determines -Requirements: -18 yr to vote -Cannot be a convicted felon -Mentally Component -All but one state you have to register (North Dakota) - They challenge each other and voter registration -Voter Registration -Some people argue: -To make voting more convenient -Voting registration is an obstacle -“Motor Voter” -Makes it easier to vote -DMV when you get your license renewed -Thought that this law would increase the number of registrations in
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