Government 4 period
1. Multiparty system: A multiparty system is when multiple parties run for office.
Because there are so many parties who are major parties, they will normally team up
together and share office.
2. Precincts: A precinct is a specific area, a voting district.
3. Party’s ticket: A parties ticket is the line up of their candidates for president and vice-
4. Uncommitted delegates: Uncommitted delegates are delegates that are not committed
to any political party.
5. Third parties: Also known as minor parties. They are parties that are not republican or
6. Single - member districts: Electoral district in which only one candidate is elected in
7. Caucuses: A private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for office.
8. Open primary: A primary election in which you do not need to vote for your
registered politcal party.
9. Closed primary: A primary election in which you are not allowed to vote for a
candidate that isn’t in your registered politcal party.
10. Blanket Primary:
11. Ross perot: Founded the Reform party.
12. Theodore Roosevelt’s party: Theodore Roosevelt founded the Bull Run party, he
didn’t win so he moved to the Republicans the next election and became the
13. The party with the longest run in politics is the Republicans.
14. Election day: Election day is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
of an even year.
15. Television/Candidates: Candadates since Nixon have been using Television in order
to pursue undecided voters to vote for them.
16. Federal Election Committee: The FEC is an independent agency in the executive
branch to administer official federal election laws.
17. 15 amendment:
18. Founders wanted voters to be white educated males.
19. Moderate: One whose beliefs fall in between liberal and conservatives views. Most
people are moderate.
20. Independent: A person who isn’t registered under Republican or Democratic parties.
21. Liberal: One who believes that the national government should be active in promoting
health,education, justice, and equal opportunity.
22. Conservative: One who believes in government should be limited except in
supporting traditional values and promoting freedom of opportunity.
23. Elecotoral vote: Electo