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AP US Government & Politics

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Elections and Voting Behavior
Chapter 10 Reading Guide

Date:

1. Why was Florida so critical in the election of 2000?

Explain:
a) popular vote
b) electoral vote
c) recount
d) hanging chad
e) Bush v Gore (2000)
2. Briefly explain differences in voting in the following categories:

a) education
b) age
c) race
d) gender
e) marital status
3. What is meant by the mandate theory of elections?

4. What does policy voting mean in elections?