1) The first method of nominating party candidates for the presidency was
- aprimaries and caucuses.
- bnational nominating conventions.
- cKing Caucus.
- dstate conventions.
2) Compared with primaries, caucuses test the intensity of a candidate’s support.
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) Which candidate removed any doubts about the Internet as a strategic mobilizer?
- aJohn McCain
- bHoward Dean
- cGeorge W. Bush
- dBarack Obama
5) All of the following were classified as pulpit candidacies EXCEPT
- aRon Paul.
- bBernie Sanders.
- cDonald Trump.
- dJesse Jackson.
6) Caucuses turn out more voters and younger voters than primaries.
7) 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.
8) National parties do not have the right to determine their own rules for delegate seating.
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) The media often interprets successful early fundraising as a sign of its campaign’s viability.