1) Compared with primaries, caucuses test the intensity of a candidate’s support.
2) Unpledged delegates
- acreate uncertainty in most nominating contests.
- bled to Trump’s nomination in 2016.
- cwere not an issue for Obama and Clinton in 2008.
- dare not selected until after a primary or caucus is held.
3) All of the following are true of horse race coverage EXCEPT
- ait has become more common.
- bit peaks early in primary seasons.
- cit displaces coverage of policy issues.
- dcampaign finance laws led to less of it.
4) The first method of nominating party candidates for the presidency was
- aprimaries and caucuses.
- bnational nominating conventions.
- cKing Caucus.
- dstate conventions.
5) All of the following were classified as pulpit candidacies EXCEPT
- aRon Paul.
- bBernie Sanders.
- cDonald Trump.
- dJesse Jackson.
6) National parties do not have the right to determine their own rules for delegate seating.
7) Which candidate removed any doubts about the Internet as a strategic mobilizer?
- aJohn McCain
- bHoward Dean
- cGeorge W. Bush
- dBarack Obama
8) The media often interprets successful early fundraising as a sign of its campaign’s viability.
9) The Federal Election Campaign Act did all of the following EXCEPT
- aincrease the number of binding primaries.
- brequire disclosure of financial donations.
- climited the amount of contributions donors make to campaigns.
- doffered to match funds raised with federal funds.
10) Caucuses turn out more voters and younger voters than primaries.