Government- Chapter 9 Nominations & Campaigns

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Government- Chapter 9 Nominations & Campaigns

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3 elements needed fo success in the nomination game
-money -media attention  
5 criticisms of the primary and caucus system
-system gives too much power to the media -money plays too big of a role in the primaries and caucuses
2 factors that dtermine media coverage of a campaign
-how candidates uses the advertising budget -"free" attention they get as newsmakers
9 things candidates must do to effectively organize their campaigns
-get a campaign manager -get a fundraiser
5 main feautures of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974
-required disclosure -limited contributions
3 effects campaigns an have on voters
-reinforcement -activation
3 factors that tend to weaken a campaign's impact on voters
-most people pay relatively little attention to campiagns in the first place (selective perception) -party identification