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CH12 Questions - Chapter 12 Campaigns, Elections, and...

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Campaigns, Elections, and Voting The Essentials of American Government Sample Questions 1. An election that is held to choose a party’s candidate and that allows only registered party members to vote, for the general election is called a: a). primary; b). closed primary; c). blanket primary; d). open primary. 2. More than ______percent of U.S. House members who run for reelection win: a). 90; b). 85; c). 73; d). 68. 3. If there is no majority in the electoral college for a candidate, the election is decided by the: a). popular vote; b). House of Representatives; c). Senate; d). Congress as a whole. 4. If an incumbent member of Congress loses a reelection bid, the cause is likely to be: a). redistricting; b). a high spending challenger; c). advertising by well financed interest groups; d). all of the above. 5. Third parties, in general, serve as: a). outlets for minor ideological groups; b). vehicles for economic protest; c). platforms for charismatic personalities; d). all of the above. 6.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLS 155 taught by Professor Lussier during the Spring '08 term at CSU Northridge.

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CH12 Questions - Chapter 12 Campaigns, Elections, and...

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