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These are ads around election time that tell you why you should not vote for a certain candidate.
Sound bite ads
Stump speech ads
This is an area where there is a large number of undecided voters (also known as swing states)
red and blue states
blue collar and white collar
These groups go out and gain money from donors and can influence federal elections.
_________________ believe that government should have limited power in business and social matters (tend to vote Republican) and ___________ believe that government should be active in business and social matters (tend to vote Democrat)
Blue collar/white collar
This is the 18-24 age range voters. The lowest turnout of any group.
This is a short phrase that a candidate will use to sum up their own position or attack their rivals
Overly personal, nasty campaign tactics
third party candidate
On an election map, states are color coded. _______ stands for Republican and_____________ stands for Democrat
This is when their are heated back and forth disputes on Twitter
the 2016 election year
The president is actually decided by this. Each state has the same number of these as they do representatives in Congress. A candidate will need at least 270 of these to win!
A candidate who does or who claims they can relate to the common person.
A candidate gives this day after day on the campaign trail