2. Which of the following most accurately describes patronage?
a. Party leaders replacing retired elected officials
b. The selection of party delegates to attend conventions
c. The selection of candidates to be party nominees
d. A party drafting its statement of beliefs
e. Rewards from elected officials for campaign supporters
3. Which of the following is not a function of political parties?
a. To recruit candidates for office
b. To provide logistical support for candidates
c. To mobilize voters
d. To build cohesion between the state party and the directives of the national party
e. To support candidates by providing fundraising and advertising
4. Which of the following is not part of the state party organization?
a. Precinct chairs
b. The state party chair
c. The state executive committee
d. State convention delegates
e. The state committee vice chair
5. State political parties fulfill which of the following functions?
a. Relying on the orders of the national party organization for direction
b. Participating in the election of state senators for other states
c. Participating in the election of state party chairs for other states
d. Nomination of presidential candidates
e. Nomination of the vice presidential candidate
6. The theoretical view that each party should hold firmly to a clear and consistent set of policies refers to
a. the responsible party model.
b. the electoral competition model.
c. the organized interests model.
d. the international interests model.
e. the conditional party model.
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