57What is a candidate centered campaign politics that focuses on the candidates

57what is a candidate centered campaign politics that

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57.What is a candidate centered campaign? politics that focuses on the candidates, their particular issues, and character rather than party affiliation58.How has the structure of political parties been impacted by critical elections? These political realignments take place in elections involving the U.S. Presidency and the U.S. Congress and are signified by power changes of the parties that constitute ideological changes both issues and party leaders. Other important factors are legislative changes which affect campaign financing rules and voter eligibility. Central to realignment is that there is a change in voter behavior.59.What is a realignment? A process in which a substantial group of voters switches party allegiance, producing a long-term change in the political landscape.60.How does campaign finance law impact political parties? they regulate the amounts of money partiesmay receive from individuals or organizations and the cumulativeamounts that individuals or organizations can donate. Such laws also define who is eligible to make political contributions and what sorts of activities constitutein-kind contributions.61.How have changes in communication impacted political parties? The Internet enables citizen participation, giving people a platform to mobilize and voice their opinions, holds politicians accountable and in a larger context, even improves human rights.62.What are the differences between winner-take-all and proportional systems?63.What barriers do third parties face? Must obtain a large number of voter signatures to get on the ballot, they often have trouble raising enough moneyto complete in campaigns against major party candidates, and only one
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64.How are interest groups different from political parties? An interestgroup, or a collection of people with the shared goal of influencing public policy, are different from political partiesin that they do not run their own candidates foroffice, and they typically seek more specific policy goals than parties.65.What roles do interest groups serve? shape public policies that impact business practices and exert pressure on policy makers to influence public policies66.How is the interest group incorporated into the Iron Triangle? They can lobby Congress to increase the budget of the Bureaucrats, and they can spread good word of mouth about congressional members.
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