Elections: National Conventions


1. In recent national conventions, much of the suspense has gone out of the nominating process because __________

    Front-runners have already won enough committed delegates in the primaries.

    There are enough uncommitted delegates to sway the nomination to any candidate.

    Roll-calls are taken over and over before one candidate wins a majority of votes.

    Most candidates end up at the convention even if they lose early primaries.

2. When did U.S. political parties first develop party platforms at their nominating conventions?

    1840

    1876

    1896

    1912

3. Delegates from each state who manage party affairs between conventions is called a...

    National Committee

    National Convention

    National (Party) Chair

    Factional Party

4. Elected officials who serve as delegates to the national convention is called a...

    Winnter-Take-All

    Solidary Groups

    Two-Party System

    Second-Party System

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