Use of loaded questions in a supposedly objective telephone opinion poll during a political campaign in order to bias voters against an opposing candidate
Gov't owns/controls many major industries.
A voter who is not registered with a political party.
Leanring process which people acquire their political opinions beliefs, and vaules.
Lack of caring in politics amongst eligible voters.
Believing gov't should do more to assit people who have diffculty meeting their economic needs on their own.
Feeling of personal powerlessness. Includes notion that gov't doesn't care about opinions of the people.
An assessment of public opinion obtained by questioning a representative sample.
A consistent pattern of opinion on particular issues that stems from a core belied or set of beliefs.
Having (a specified thing) as the center or focus of attention, efforts, etc.
To deprive (a person, place, etc.) of any franchise or right (voting, sending representatives to elected body, etc).
An unofficial ballot conducted as a test of opinion.
Believing gov't tries to do too many things that should be left to firms/economic markets.
Believing gov't should do more to solve the nation's problems and who look to it to uphold traditional vaules.
Citizens' trust and faith in gov't and their own belief that they can understand and influence political affairs, commonly measured by surveys and used as an indicator of the broader health of civil society.
A poll of people leaving a polling place, asking how they voted.
Motor Voter Laws
To help voter turn-out by making it convenient to register by requiring all states to allow people who apply for a license to also register to vote, whether they conduct business in person or by mail.
a sample grabbed at random
A poll repeated periodically with the same group of people to check and measure changes of opinion or knowledge
A poll that's sp "flawless" every poll taken after it would be measured by that poll.
Margin of Error
accounts for the number of acceptable errors in an experiment. The margin of error is put into place so that an individual can review results and then determine the level of accuracy of the experiment.
the range of ideas on a topic.
Open to new behavior or opinions and willing to discard traditional values
Holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation. A person who is averse to change and holds to traditional values and attitudes.
the practice of approaching problems or issues that are best dealt with by a group rather than by individuals acting independently.
one's confidence in their abilities to understand and influence political events.
the belief that the governmental system will respond to the citizens, in turn giving them more trust in the government.
Work in an organized and active way toward a particular goal, typically a political or social one.
the act of wearing campaign paraphernalia or carrying signs to a polling place with the intent of influencing voters
an international protest movement against social and economic inequality,
Tea Party (Conservative)
an American political movement that advocates strict adherence to the United States Constitution, reducing U.S. government spending and taxes, and reduction of the U.S. national debt and federal budget deficit.