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Unformatted text preview: Majority Leader Make sure people vote in your favor Minority Leader Organize a constructive opposition Frame Work Ex: Anti-Federalist vs Federalist Federalist Win Ex: Pro-life vs Pro-choice (not anti-life) Positive views from others Representation Malapportionate (illegal) o Evenly divided representation Gerrymandering (somewhat illegal but not really) o Drawing political districts so that you have a political advantage Why Lobbying is easier in State o State Districts are smaller than National districts o More Accessible (closer to home) o Not as many hoops with regard to the elected officials staff o Campaign contributions are not as important at a lower level o...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '07