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General election

Election in which voters make final decisions about the candidates and issues

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Registration

The process of signing up to be a voter

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Direct mail

A way of sending messages to large groups of people through the mail

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Media

Television, rardio, newspapers, magazines and the internet

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Propaganda

A message that is meant to influence people' s ideas, opinions, or actions in a certain way

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Bias

Favoring one point of view

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Campaign manager

The campaign manager helps plan the broad outlines of the campaign: where to go, what issues to discuss, and what image of the candidate to put out

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Campaign press secretary

The campaign press secretary makes certain the media show the candidate in the best light

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Incumbent

Someone who already holds the office for which he or she is running for

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Electors

People who promise to cast votes for the candidate selected by the voters