A group of people who seek office trough winning elections
Political Party
Republican and Democratic parties
Major Parties
Government action based of firm allegiance to a political party
Partisanship
Party that currently holds office
Party in Power
A political party that is not widely supported
Minor Party
A political system dominated by two major political parties
Two-Party System
The amount of votes one candidate has over another
Plurality
Supported by two parties
Bipartisan
General agreement among various groups
Consensus
A system where several major parties and many minor parties exist
Multiparty