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POLS 206-508 9/22/2011 Political Parties in the  United States
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6 Key Questions of Interest l Why only two? Well, not really… l What causes people to choose? l Why do people switch? l How different are two parties, really? l Why are the parties so weak? l What about “third” parties?
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I. Our (Relatively) Unique Two- Party System Italy:  18 parties 2006 Germany:   7 parties 2005 France:           15 parties 2007 Mexico:             8 parties 2006 Chile:              10 parties 2005 India:              39 parties 1999 Russia:            15 parties 2003
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“Third Parties” Don’t Last Know Nothing Party, 1800s Prohibition Party, 1800s American Independence Party,  present
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Or Do Very Well…? George Wallace     H. Ross Perot                                         Ralph Nader American Independence Party      Reform Party                                          Green Party 1968 13.5%                                             1992 18.9%        2000 2.7%
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1. Choice                    2. Policy                                    3. Engagement
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