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Public Funding of Presidential Elections General Election Funding Convention Funding
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General Election Funding The nominee of each major party may become eligible for a public grant of $20 million. Convention founding Each major political party is entitled to $4 million to finance its national Presidential nominating convention.
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Main idea 1. Money- $20 million to the candidate and $4 million to the party’s convention. 2. But eligibility is partly based on the ability of a candidate to have previously received a certain percentage of the popular vote.
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Third Parties definition effects
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definition Third Parties is a political party other than one of the two major parties. It is used as shorthand for all such parties, or sometimes the largest of them. It is also called minor paties.
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effects (on the election) Good effects: Third parties can draw attention to issues
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Unformatted text preview: that may ignored by the majority parties. • A third party may be used by the voters to cast a protest vote as a form of referendum on an important issue. • Third parties may also help voters turnout bringing more people to the polls. • Bad effects: • Make the election more confused. • Eg: • Largest (voter registration over 100,000) • * Constitution Party - socially conservative, economically conservative. • * Green Party - center-left; the third largest party in the United States. • * Libertarian Party - fiscally conservative, socially liberal. • http://www.fec.gov/pages/brochures/pubfu nd.shtml#General • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_party_(p olitics) • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_party_(U nited_States)#Current_U.S._third_parties...
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