A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues
Platform
A geographic area that contains a specific number of voters
Precinct
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business
Caucus
The most votes among all those running for political office
Plurality
A number that is more than 50% of the total
Majority
Basic belief
Principle
the right to vote
Suffrage
To record or enroll
Register
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote for
Ballot
A lack if interest
Apathy
A matter of debate or dispute
Issues
A process that allow voters to propose new laws or amendments to the state constitution
Initiative
A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
Referendum
A special election, in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
Recall
A group of people with broad ideas, who share the same interest
Political Party
Representatives from the 50 state party organizations who run a political party
National Committee
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
Political Machine
The location where voting is carried out
Polling Place
The percentage of eligible voters who actually vote
Voter Turnout Rate
A group of people named by each state legislature to elect the president or vice president
Electoral College