What are the basic functions of a political party?
Nominate candidates and get them elected
Inform and activate supporters
Plurality-number of votes beyond next highest
Bipartisan-supported by both parties
Consensus-most agree on matters of fundamental importance
Why has America had a 2 party system?
What were the first parties in
Federalist and anti-federalist
Why is the era from 1968 to today known as the area of Divided Government?
It was divided where no party had control of all phases of the government
What are the four types of third parties?
What are the 5 basic elements of the national Parties.
4.Congressional campaign committee for house
5. Congressional campaign committee for senate
Ward- city district for council election
Precinct-smallest unit of election where you vote