Primaries and Caucuses

Define a Primary
A series of elections narrowing down, who will run as presidential candidate for each party
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Define a Caucus
A meeting to narrow down who will as presidential candidate
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What is an open primary
Anyone can vote regardless if they belong to a party or not
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what is an closed primary
You can only vote if you are a member of that political party
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What Is a semi open primary
This is when people can register as independent which means they do not belong to a party
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What is Super Tuesday
The most popular day for primary and causes to take place
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Lower much lower is the turnout for caucuses
30%
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What is an example of a closed primary
Louisiana Democrats
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What is an example of a open primary
South Caroline Democrats
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What is an example proportional voting system
New Hampshire republican
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What is an example of a modified voting system
New Hampshire Democrats
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What is an example of winner takes all voting system
Ohio republican
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What is Front-loading
This is an phenomenon which has seen the increase of number of state that hold there primaries earlier within the election cycle. This in the hope to increase the importance of their states election.
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