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What is the differnece between referedndums and initatives?
They are both propositions. Referendum react to a bill that has already been created, an initative can actively suggest bills.
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What did Arisona initiative 107 do
it banned Affirmative Action (2010)
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What is the different between direct and indirect initiative
Direct ones go straight on the ballot. indirect are debated by the state legislature.
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What did California initative 46 do
it attempted to make doctors take random drugs test. defeated (2014)
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Which pressure group got involved with the Colerado recall election?
the NRA. they found the initiial 25% of the votes signitures and funded an alternative candidate
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Which 2 candidates were given a recall election in colerado?
Moorse and Giron.
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how many recall elections have been successful
6 in comparrison to 9 failures
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Who made contreversial decision that led to a recall election in wisconsin?
Scott Walker
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name 2 gerrmandered districts
illinois 3rd and 4th.
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Citizens utd and speechnow.org V FEC led to
the rise of soft money
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What did the BCRA (bipartisan campaign reform act) aim to do
restirct soft money, and led to "stand by your ad" "I am barak Obama and I approve this message"
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Why was a referendum on the presdient a bad thing in 2014?"Im not on the ballot.. but make no mistake these policies are"
obamacare (slow - badly introduced) immingration (Rick Perry invited Obama to boarder but he didnt go), terrorism IS ("More powerful than Al Qaeda" - Jornalist King) - unpopular approval rate less than 50%, had been in the 80s in 2009)
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What resons led to the democrats losing the 2014 midterms so badly.
1. referednum on Obama 2. Senators tailcoats effect not re-elected 3. individulas mistakes 4. Republican stratergy
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What did Bruce Bradey say that lost him his seat
Described Charles grasseley as a pig farmer with no knowledge. So Joni Ernst "Make em squel" advert.
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What were the 2 main republicna stratergies
1. dont make mistakes (all got media training) 2. Make it a referendum on Obama (Mark Udall
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What did Anti Mark Udall advert do?
they linked him to obamacare making it a referendum on Obama.
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