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Runoff primary

When no candidate wins a plurality in the primary


Federal matching funds

Receive 10% of the vote in a primary election will have contributions of 250 or less matched
Portion of federal taxes
Looses privilege with less than 10% in two consecutive primaries
Must agree to terms


Brokered conventions

No candidate has received a majority of delegates conventions decide who the nomination will be


Post convention bump

Candidate's approval rating increase after a national convention


Southern strategy

Nixon campaigned furiously in the south whom democrats thought they had and the south swayed to vote to the democrats


Blanket primary

Voters can vote for a candidate from either party for each office
In Alaska and Washington