1. In 2008 what was the so called "super tuesday" re named as and how many states took part?
- Tsunami Tuesday 15
- Tsunami Tuesday 23
- Tidal Tuesday 15
- Super Duper Tuesday 15
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2. What is "front loading"?
- When states schedule their presidential primaries or caucuses earlier in the cycle, in an attempt to increase the importance of their state in choosing presidential candidates.
- When a number of states coincide their presidential primaries in order to gain influence in their region when selecting their presidential candidate.
- When candidates focus their resources on key "swing states" to try to gain more delegates.
- When parties push forward their National Nominating Convention to give their candidate more time to campagne.
3. What factor is most likely to effect turnout in a primary (according to Anthony J. Bennett)?
- Close competition between candidates.
- The location of voting stations.
- Type of primary (Close/open)
4. In 1968 only 11.7 million Americans took part in the primary election, what did this increase to in 2008?
- 100 million
- 58 million
- 35 million
- 67 million
5. What is "the big mo"?
- The oldest Republican voter in Iowa, it is traditional for Republican candidates to shake her hand.
- The term often used to describe Democratic debates.
- Where a candidate gains momentum due to a succession of wins.
- The term given to a candidate who has been backed by the president.