Flashcards in Chapter 17 Quiz Deck (18)
What type of election is held to fill an elective office ?
Petition, independent announcement, caucus, convention, direct primary
Five methods of nominating candidates
Which state was the first to use the direct primary to nominate candidates ?
What term means a resident of a direct represented by an elected official ?
What term refers to the ability of a top-ranking candidate to draw voters to choose other lower candidates of the same party ?
What term means currency office holder ?
What term means to vote for all candidates of a particular party ?
What term means a paid radio or television advertisement ?
What is the location in a specific precinct where residents got to vote ?
Who became secretary of state under John Quincy Adams through what some people called a "corrupt bargain" ?
Who was the first person to be elected to a major office by write-in ballot ?
Who won the presidency although the only campaigning he did was from his home in Canton, Ohio ?
What type of nomination method is widely used at the local level for municipal offices in small communities and nonpartisan school posts ?
Amendment that gave voting rights to all male citizens regardless of race
What is another name for blanket primary ?
Who was the first Roman Catholic president of the United States ?
Amendment that gave voting rights to eighteen year-olds