Advanced Government Elections and Campaigns Crossword
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An election held to choose candidates for office in each party.
Voting for a candidate because you favor his or her ideas for handling issues
Funds obtained by political parties that are spent on party activities such as get-out-the vote drives, but not on behalf of a specific candidate.
A committee set up by a corporation, labor union, or interest group that raises and spends campaign money from voluntary donations.
The person already holding an elective office.
Drawing the boundaries of legislative districts so that the are unequal in population.
The tendency of candidates to win more votes in an election because of the person at the top of the ballot.
A primary election in which voters may choose in which party to vote as the enter the polling place.
A primary election in which voting is limited to already registered party members.
Voting for a candidate because you like his or her past actions in office.

The Electoral Process Crossword

The Electoral Process Crossword
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The process of candidate selection in an electoral system
The regularly scheduled election at which voters make a final selection of officeholders
As a nominating device, a group of like-minded people who meet to select the candidates they will support in an upcoming election
An election held within a party to pick that party's candidates for the general election
A party nominating election in which only declared party members can vote
A party nominating election in which any qualified voters can take part
A voting process in which voters recieve a long ballot containing the names of all contenders, ragardless of party, and can vote however the choose
Provisions made to those unable to get to their regular polling places on election day
The effect of a strong candidate running for an office at the top of the ballot helping to attract voters
The smallest unit of election administation: a voting district
A place where the voters who live in certain place get to vote
Device voters use to register a choice in election
Grant of money, usually from the government
Campain money that is subject to regulations by the FEC
Money given to a state and local party organization for voting related activities
Political extension of speacial interest groups which have a major state in public policy

Elections and Voting Crossword

Elections and Voting Crossword
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A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
A series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs, and positions on election issues.
A political party that challenges the two major parties
The right to vote
A meeting of political party members to conduct party business
A geographical are that contains a specific number of voters
The votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes
Representatives from the 50 states party organizations who run a political party
Political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest group designed to support candidates by contributing money
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
A number that is more than 50 percent of the total
The most votes among all those running for a political office
A group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote
A system of government in which two parties compete for power
The first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party
The recorded version of a vote
Held when no candidate wins a majority
Method of voting for people who cannot go to the polls on election day
Topics do public interest
A way for citizens to propose laws

Election Vocabulary Crossword

Election Vocabulary Crossword
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Description

A preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen.
The involvement of common citizens in an issue or campaign.
The actual vote count.
A voter or candidate who does not belong to a political party.
Another name for the republican party, formally known as the Grand Old Party.
Democrat state.
A supporter for a specific candidate.
A political campaign speech, especially one made on a campaign tour.
A person running for office.
Republican State.
A person who currently holds the office that people are running for.
Where people go to vote.
A document listing the different people running for office that is used in voting.

Social Studies Crossword Puzzle

Social Studies Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

The right to vote
More than 50%
A legislature who elects a president and vice president
Basic Belief
Meeting of party members to conduct party business
To record or enroll formally
Process of voting in election
A geographic area that contains a certain amount of voters
The most votes among all those running for a political office
To choose a candidate from each party to run in the general election
The list of candidates for which you cast your vote
Percentage of eligible voters who actually vote
A special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office.
A strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes
A way for citizens to vote on state or local laws
A way for citizens to propose laws
Held when no candidate wins a majority of votes in the primary
Topics of public interest
Organization of individuals with broad common interests
A Person who is elected by the electoral college
representatives from the 50 state party organizations who run a political party
The elected executive head of a state of the US.

Government and Elections Crossword

Government and Elections Crossword
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Description

a meeting of political party members to conduct party business
a geographic area that consists of a certain number of voters
the right to vote
a way for citizens to vote on a state or local law
a political party that challenges the two major parties
a series of statements expressing the party's principles, beliefs and positions on election issues
the votes cast by individual voters in a presidential election, as opposed to electoral votes
representatives from the 50 state party organizations who run a political party.
political organization established by a corporation, labor union, or other special-interest groups designed to support candidates by contributing money
a strong party organization that can control political appointments and deliver votes.
a number that is more than 50% of the total
the most votes among all those running for political office
a group of people named by each state legislature to select the President and Vice President.
A system of government in which two parties compete for power
a special election in which citizens can vote to remove a public official from office
the list of candidates from which you cast your vote
the recorded version of a vote
the first election that takes place to find out who will be the candidate for that party
a country or state ruled by one major political party
to formally enroll in something (three steps when it comes to voting)
percentage of eligible voters who actually vote

Unit 5: political Parties and Elections Crossword

Unit 5: political Parties and Elections  Crossword
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Description

An organised group of people with similar political aims and opinions, that try to influence public policy by getting its candidates elected to public office.
The Republican party and the Democratic party
Prejudice in favor of a particular cause
Currently the Republican Party
The Green party and the Libertarian party
A political system consisting chiefly of two major parties, more or less equal in strength
An electoral district or constituency having a single representative in a legislative body rather than two or more
The number of votes cast for a candidate who receives more than any other but does not receive an absolute majority
Deined by a coopertion, agreement, and compromise between two major political parties
A diverse society, where the people in it believe all kinds of different things and tolerate each other’s beliefs even when they don’t match their own
A general agreement
Of or relating to more than two political parties
A meeting at which local members of a political party register their preference among candidates running for office or select delegates to attend a convention
A preliminary election to appoint delegates to a party conference or to select the candidates for a principal, especially presidential, election
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of states
A system of government where only one political party is permitted
Currently holding office
A group within a larger group
All the people in a country or area who are entitled to vote in an election
A restriction of interest to a narrow area
A group of individuals who share a set of ideas about politics and economy
A political party that argues and promotes legislation for a single issue
A party that emerges in times of economic recession to express discontent with the ruling party
A small political party that has broken away from a larger one
An administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councilor or councilors
A district of a city or town as defined for police purposes
When a voter in an election votes for candidates from different political parties when multiple offices are being decided by a single election
The act or an instance of appointing a person to office
a building where voting takes place during an election
A regular election of candidates for office
A system used for selecting political party candidates in a primary election in the United States
A second primary between the two leading candidates of the first primary to provide nomination by majority rather than by plurality
A direct primary election in which voters need not meet a test of party membership

Political Parties Crossword

Political Parties  Crossword
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Description

Of or involving the agreement or cooperation of two political parties that usually oppose each other's polices.
An alliance for combined action, especially a temporary alliance of political parties forming a government or of state.
General Agreement
Parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times.
All of the people entitled to vote in a given election.
Parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters.
The current officeholder.
In America politics, the Republican and the Democratic Parties
One of the political parties not widely supported.
A system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices.
A political system in which only one party exists.
Government action based on firm allegiance to a political party.
In America politics the party in power is the party that controls the executive branch of government- i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State Level
A society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups.
In an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate.
A group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding public office.
Party that concentrate on only on public policy matter.
Electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office.
Parties that have split away from one of the major parties.
Prejudice in favor of a particualr cause.

chapter 6 vocab 7 crossword

chapter 6 vocab 7 crossword
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Description

the act of nominating espically to office
an election in which voters choose candidates to run on a party's ticket in a subsequent election for public office
the tendency for a popular political party leader to attract votes for other candidates of the same party
a meeting of legislative body to pick candidates or decide policy
a regular election of office as opposed to a primary election
a type of direct primary limited to registered party members who must declare their party affiliation in order to vote
a process of voting in writing and typically in secret
notbiased, particularly to word a political party
a vote cast by someone unable to attend the official polling
a primary election in which voters are not required to declare party affiliation

Political Policies Crossword Puzzle

Political Policies Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

supported by two parties
a temporary alliance of several groups who come together to form a working majority and so to control a government
general agreement among various groups on fundamental matters; broad agreement on public questions
parties rooted in poor economic times, lacking a clear ideological base, dissatisfied with current conditions and demanding better times
all of the people entitled to vote in a given election
parties based on a particular set of beliefs, a comprehensive view of social, economic, and political matters
the current officeholder
in American politics, the Republican and the Democratic parties
one of the political parties not widely supported
a system in which several major and many lesser parties exist, seriously compete for, and actually win, public offices
a political system in which only one party exists
government action based on firm allegiance to a political party
in American politics, the party that controls the executive branch of government—i.e., the presidency at the national level, or the governorship at the State level
a society which consists of several distinct cultures and groups
in an election, the number of votes that the leading candidate obtains over the next highest candidate
a group of persons who seek to control government through the winning of elections and the holding of public office
parties that concentrate on only one public policy matter
electoral district from which one person is chosen by the voters for each elected office
parties that have split away from one of the major parties
a political system dominated by two major parties

AP Government Vocabulary - Skylar Carr Crossword

AP Government Vocabulary - Skylar Carr Crossword
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Description

an approach that separates itself from direct lobbying through the act of asking the general public to contact legislators and government officials concerning the issue at hand, as opposed to conveying the message to the legislators directly.
Congress- A group of members of congress sharing some interest or charasticics. State- A system for selecting conventional delegates used in about a dozen mostly rural states in which voters must show up at a set time and attend an open meeting to express their presidential preference.
Government controlled directly by citizens. Procedures in some states such as the initiative, the referendum, and the recall give voters a direct impact on policymaking and the political process by means of the voting booth and can therefore be considered forms of direct democracy.
Federal grants given more or less automatically to states or communities to support broad programs in areas such as community development and social services.
an unintentional failure to notice or do something
is a trend or process whereby a large portion of the electorate abandons its previous partisan affiliation, without developing a new one to replace it. It is contrasted with realignment.
Use of the federal budget- taxes, spending, and borrowing- to influence the economy; along with monetary policy, a main tool by which the government can attempt to steer the economy. It is almost entirely determined by Congress and the president.
a regular election of candidates for office, as opposed to a primary election
a type of primary election used to choose candidates who will run in the general election. In a closed primary, only voters registered for the party which is holding the primary may vote.
Ends a filibuster in the Senate
a political committee that can solicit and spend unlimited sums of money
A way of organizing a nation so that 2 or more levels of Government have formal authority over the same land and people. It’s a system of shared power between units of government.
The process where individuals in a society acquire political attitudes, views, and knowledge based on inputs from family, schools the media and others.
those specifically named in the Constitution. They are sometimes called delegated powers or enumerated powers.
occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected, but before the successor's term begins.
general elections in the United States that are held two years after the quadrennial (four-year) elections for the President of the United States
the privilege of sending mail without payment of postage.
A communication by someone other than a citizen acting on her/his own behalf directed to a governmental decision maker with the hope to influencing her/his decision.
an individual's stance on a given issue, policy, or person is more likely to be strictly defined by their identification with a particular political party
Legal briefs submitted by a “friend of the court” for the purpose of influencing a court’s decision by raising additional points of view and presenting information not contained in the briefs of the formal parties.
A judicial philosophy in which judges play minimal policymaking roles, leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures.
political journalism of elections that resembles coverage of horse races because of the focus on polling data, public perception instead of candidate policy, and almost exclusive reporting on candidate differences rather than similarities.
: Activities of members of Congress that help constituents as individuals, particularly by cutting through bureaucratic red tape to get people what they think they have a right to her.
A mutually dependant and advantageous relationship between interest groups interesting in a particular policy, government agencies that administer that policy, and the congressional committees and subcommittees that handle it.
a team of men and women seeking to gain office in an election
practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party or group by manipulating district boundaries to create partisan
the staff that work within the white house
a strategy unique to the Senate whereby opponents of a piece of legislation use their right to unlimited debate to prevent the Senate from ever voting on a bill
regulations originating with the executive branch, method that presidents can use to control the bureaucracy
an electoral “earthquake” where new issues emerge, new coalitions replace old ones, and the majority party is often displaced by the minority party, critical election periods are sometimes marked by national crisis and may require more than one election to bring about a new party era
federal projects, grants, and contracts available to state and local governments, businesses, colleges, and other institutions in a congressional district
policies for which congress has obligated itself to pay X level of benefits to Y number of recipients
the practice of exchanging favors, especially in politics by reciprocal voting for each other's proposed legislation.
Government manipulation of the supply of money in private hands
a constitutional doctrine that ensures states cannot enact laws that take away the constitutional rights of American citizens that are enshrined in the Bill of Rights
a view that the Constitution should be interpreted according to the original intent of the Framers and many conservatives support this view
the legal right to vote in political elections
the pattern of spending, taxing, and providing grants in the federal system
a writ seeking judicial review
the process of taking legal action
expenditures that are determined by how many eligible beneficiaries there are for a program or by previous obligations of the government and that Congress therefore cannot easily control
the belief that one’s political participation really matters and that there one vote can make a difference
the regular pattern in which women are more likely to support Democratic candidates, in part because they tend to be less conservative than men
an electoral district that returns one office holder to a body with multiple members such as a legislature
a type of veto occurring when Congress adjourns within 10 days of submitting a bill to the president and the president simply lets the bill die by neither signing or vetoing it
is the process of drawing United States electoral district boundaries
in elections in the United States, is a political campaign communication that expressly advocates the election or defeat of a clearly identified candidate that is not made in cooperation, consultation or concert with or at the request or suggestion of a candidate, candidate’s authorized committee or political party.