CITIZEN STATE RELATIONS PUBLIC OPINION IS THERE AN INFORMED PUBLIC OPINION

Citizen state relations public opinion is there an

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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS PUBLIC OPINION IS THERE AN INFORMED “PUBLIC OPINION?” THEORY VS. PRACTICE PERFECT INFORMATION UNBIASED INFORMATION CRITICAL THINKING EQUALITY OF FREE SPEECH IF PUBLIC OPINION IS UNINFORMED AND THERE IS NOT EQUALITY OF FREE SPEECH, PUBLIC OPINION CANNOT BE PERFECTLY TRANSLATED INTO GOVERNMENT POLICY, WHICH OPENS THE DOOR FOR THE PUBLIC TO BE MANIPULATED BY POLITICANS AND THOSE WITH LARGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY.
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS ELECTIONS A PROCESS FOR TRANSLATING PUBLIC OPINION INTO THE GOVERNMENT
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS ELECTIONS DO ELECTIONS PERFECTLY TRANSLATE PUBLIC OPINION INTO GOVERNMENT POLICY? PUBLIC OPINION ELECTIONS STATE MONEY VOTER TURNOUT REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS TIMING WINNER-TAKE-ALL GERRY MANDERING INCUMBANCY ADVANTAGE SEPARATION OF POWERS LOCATION
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UNIT SIX: CITIZENS AND THE STATE: POLITICAL PARTIES AND INTEREST GROUPS
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS POLITICAL PARTIES AN ORGANIZATION OF PEOPLE WITH SHARED IDEAS ABOUT GOVERNMENT, POLITICS, AND POLICY THAT TRIES TO GAIN CONTROL OF THE GOVERNMENT BY NOMINATING AND RUNNING PEOPLE FOR ELECTED OFFICE.
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS POLITICAL PARTIES WHAT DO POLITICAL PARTIES DO? RECRUIT AND NOMINATE CANDIDATES RUN CAMPAIGNS AND ELECTIONS ORGANIZE AND MOBILIZE VOTERS TO PARTICIPATE IN ELECTIONS ORGANIZE AND OPERATE THE GOVERNMENT RAISE MONEY PUBLIC EDUCATION AROUND ISSUES
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS POLITICAL PARTIES AMERICA’S WEAK (FRAGMENTED) PARTY SYSTEM PARTY IN THE WHITE HOUSE (PRESIDENT) PARTY IN CONGRESS (HOUSE AND SENATE) PARTY AT THE STATE-LEVEL PARTY AT THE LOCAL LEVEL (COUNTY, TOWNSHIP, CITY) PARTY IN THE ELECTORATE
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS POLITICAL PARTIES WHY DOES AMERICA HAVE A TWO PARTY SYSTEM? PLURALITY ELECTORAL SYSTEM PROPORTIONAL ELECTORAL SYSTEM PARTY ONE PARTY TWO PARTY THREE PARTY FOUR 25 PERCENT 25 PERCENT 25 PERCENT 25 PERCENT +1 (TAKES ALL) PARTY ONE PARTY TWO PARTY THREE PARTY FOUR 45 PERCENT 30 PERCENT 15 PERCENT 10 PERCENT SEATS 45 30 15 10
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS 60% 25% 10% 5% 10% 10% 40% 40% PLURALITY ELECTORAL SYSTEM PROPORTIONAL ELECTORAL SYSTEM POLITICAL PARTIES WHY DOES AMERICA HAVE A TWO PARTY SYSTEM?
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS INTEREST GROUPS A COLLECTION OF INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT SHARE A COMMON INTEREST AND ADVOCATE OR WORK FOR PUPLIC POLICIES ON BEHALF OF MEMBERS’ SHARED INTEREST
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS INTEREST GROUPS WHAT DO INTEREST GROUPS DO? PUBLIC EDUCATION RAISE MONEY LOBBY GOVERNMENT GRASSROOTS MOBILIZATION AGENDA BUILDING MONITORING PUBLIC OFFICIALS
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS INTEREST GROUPS VALUE MATERIAL PUBLIC PRIVATE A B C D
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS INTEREST GROUPS PUBLIC PRIVATE VALUE MATERIAL
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CITIZEN-STATE RELATIONS INTEREST GROUPS GROUPS BUSINESS 60% AGRICULTURE 10% LABOR 7% IDEOLOGICAL 16% OTHER 7% CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS BUSINESS 62% LABOR 4% AGRICULTURE 3% IDEOLOGICAL 2% OTHER 19% MONEY SPENT ON LOBBYING BUSINESS 58% LABOR 6% AGRICULTURE 2% IDEOLOGICAL 11% OTHER 33%
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UNIT SEVEN: RECONSIDERING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
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POLITICAL ECONOMY DEMOCRATIC CAPITALISM WEALTH DEMOCRATIC STATE CORPORATE CAPITALISM (ECONOMIC POWER) (POLITICAL POWER) VOTES
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