Chapter 10, Vocabulary * Primaries: -Election that select candidates. In addition to presidential primaries, there are direct primaries for selecting party nominees for congressional and state offices and proposals for regional primaries. * Direct Primaries: -Primaries used to select party nominees for congressional and state offices. * Initiative petition: -A process permitted in some states whereby voters may put proposed changes in the state constitution to a vote if sufficient. * Referendum: -A state-level method of direct legislation that gives voters a chance to approve or disapprove legislation or a constitutional amendment proposed by the state legislature.
Progressives recognized that states exercised control over many of their cities. Thus, changes in the way state governments worked were part of the Progressive program. In a primary, voters were now allowed to select the party’s candidate, instead of the party leaders (Document 3). The initiative is a system that allows voters petition the legislature to consider a proposed law (Document 3). In a referendum, voters, not the legislature, decide whether a given bill or constitutional amendment should be passed (Document 3).
No C. Only if the Chief Judge asks them to attend D. Yes 11. Which of the following are allowed in the precinct on Election Day? * A. Laptops and PDA's B. Cell phones, cameras and radios C. Newspapers and magazines D. Electronic equipment issued by the BOE 12. Chief and Voting Operations Judges, not assigned to work in their own voting precinct should vote by which method?
He was nominated on the ballot thanks to the support of William Jennings Bryan, a three-time Democratic presidential candidate. If all of the candidates were supporters of Progressivism, what were the issues? The three key issues of this election were how to deal with trusts, should women be able to vote, and should tariffs be used to protect trade in America. This book states, “Although the debates ranged widely, there were two general camps: (1) Those who argued for a small- scale, localized, producer-oriented
The national party chair presides over everyday operations of the national headquarters, monitors electoral races throughout the nation, helps set the party agenda and rules, and act something like a referee when there is a contested primary. B. Congressional and Senatorial Campaign Committees Each party maintains organizations to help its candidates win election or reelection to the two national legislative chambers. 1. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) 2.
The budget for the operation of the county clerk’s office as a whole is determined by the county commission. The salary range for county clerks is from $42,200 to $55,440 and is required to be full-time in Class I-V counties. Their duties include. Issuance of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates.Record births, marriages and deaths in the county.Serve as Chief Voter Registration Official for the county; register qualified voters.Maintain custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, ballot boxes and other election supplies.Conduct training sessions for poll clerks and other election officials prior to their service.Serve as the recorder of all document.Keep records of County Commission transactions.Keep minutes of all County Commission meetings.Oversee guardianship appointments.Prepare and send to all heirs a Notice to Redeem and take care of publications, redemptions or recording deeds with regard to delinquent property.Responsible for the bookkeeping of the county including budget, accounting and payroll.Assist the County Commission in their absence.Responsible for public notice of all Commission meetings.Serve as Secretary to the Civil Service CommissionsIssue hunting and fishing licenses.Provide notary servicesIssue military service discharge records.Probate wills and assist in administration of estates.Conduct absentee voting and early voting, prepare ballots, accept candidate filings, and other election-related
PAC funds are the employees of the corporation who wish to support candidate to voluntary contribute to the election. These funds were limited by federal regulations previously provide by Austin v. Michigan Chamber Of Commerce case of 1990, and McConnell v. Federal Election Commission case of 2003. Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Michigan Campaign Finance Act, which prohibited corporations from using treasury money to make independent expenditures to support or oppose candidates in elections. Similarly McConnell v. Federal Election Commission decision justify the constitutionality of Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act. In which regulate spending corporations and unions.
Quality Commission, defence vetting agency); local organisations eg police authorities, health authorities, fire and rescue authorities 2 Understand the democratic election process for each level of government in the UK Democratic election processes: who is entitled to stand for election; candidate selection processes; the influence of the party system on elections; representatives; period of election; publicity and electioneering activities undertaken; the voting processes eg personal, postal, electronic; election-day activities for different elections eg general elections, local elections eg parish, district, county, metropolitan boroughs elections; responsibilities of elected bodies; voting systems used eg first past the post, single transferable vote, alternative vote, proportional representation 3 Know the impact of UK government policies on the public services Examples of policies affecting different public services: policies that influence all services eg environmental, civilian, equal opportunities, human rights, financial reductions or increases; policies affecting the military services eg declarations of war, increased use of reserve forces, increased use of technology; links
Agencies are doing things based on political and economic interests, etc. and not necessarily based on scientific knowledge 2. Agency members: a. Revolving door between agency work and private sector b. Industry groups are most interested in what the agency does c. Regulators are appointed by political figures who are elected by interest groups.
Structure and make up of Congress * Legislative branch * powers of Congress are defined in Article I of the U.S. Constitution * 2 chambers: The U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives * Almost all members of Congress are elected on the basis of their political party affiliation. They run as either Republicans or Democrats. Gerrymandering and Racial Gerrymandering * Gerrymandering-process in which a voting district is broken up or the physical boundaries of a voting district are changed in order to make it easier for one political party to win future elections * Racial Gerrymandering-The deliberate drawing of district boundaries to secure an advantage for one race. Who can become member of congress? *