- 7.1: Which of the following makes it easy for a citizen to register to v...
- 7.2: Which of the following is a reason to make voter registration more ...
- 7.3: What unusual step did Oregon take to increase voter registration? a...
- 7.4: What effect did the National Voter Registration Act have on voter r...
- 7.5: What challenges do college students face with regard to voter regis...
- 7.6: If you wanted to prove the United States is suffering from low vote...
- 7.7: What characterizes those most likely to vote in the next election? ...
- 7.8: Why do Belgium, Turkey, and Australia have higher voter turnout rat...
- 7.9: What recommendations would you make to increase voter turnout in th...
- 7.10: Why does age affect whether a citizen will vote?
- 7.11: If you were going to predict whether your classmates would vote in ...
- 7.12: A state might hold a primary instead of a caucus because a primary ...
- 7.13: Which of the following citizens is most likely to run for office? a...
- 7.14: Where and when do Electoral College electors vote? a. at their prec...
- 7.15: In which type of election are you most likely to see coattail effec...
- 7.16: What problems will candidates experience with frontloading?
- 7.17: Why have fewer moderates won primaries than they used to
- 7.18: How do political parties influence the states primary system?
- 7.19: Why do parties prefer closed primaries to open primaries?
- 7.20: Susan is currently working two part-time jobs and is frustrated abo...
- 7.21: Which factor is most likely to lead to the incumbency advantage for...
- 7.22: In what ways is voting your party identification an informed choice...
- 7.23: Do physical characteristics matter when voters assess candidates? I...
- 7.24: Which of the following is not a step in the initiative process? a. ...
- 7.25: A referendum is not purely direct democracy because the ________. a...
- 7.26: What problems would a voter face when trying to pass an initiative ...
- 7.27: Why do some argue that direct democracy is simply a way for the wea...
- 7.28: What factors determine whether people turn out to vote in U.S. elec...
- 7.29: What can be done to increase voter turnout in the United States?
- 7.30: In what ways do primary elections contribute to the rise of partisa...
- 7.31: How does social media affect elections and campaigns? Is this a pos...
- 7.32: Should states continue to allow ballot initiatives and other forms ...
Solutions for Chapter 7: Voting and Elections
Full solutions for American Government
average variable cost
variable cost divided by the quantity of output
the resources a bank’s owners have put into the institution
the limit on the consumption bundles that a consumer can afford
the failure of majority rule to produce transitive preferences for society
the amount a buyer is willing to pay for a good minus the amount the buyer actually pays for it
cross-price elasticity of demand
a measure of how much the quantity demanded of one good responds to a change in the price of another good, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded of the first good divided by the percentage change in price of the second good
a strategy that is best for a player in a game regardless of the strategies chosen by the other players
the study of how society manages its scarce resources economies of scale the property whereby long-run average total cost falls as the quantity of output increases
the quantity of output that minimizes average total cost
a person who receives the benefit of a good but avoids paying for it
the process by which workers find appropriate jobs given their tastes and skills
a small incremental adjustment to a plan of action
an economy that allocates resources through the decentralized decisions of many firms and households as they interact in markets for goods and services
median voter theorem
a mathematical result showing that if voters are choosing a point along a line and each voter wants the point closest to his most preferred point, then majority rule will pick the most preferred point of the median voter
spending on domestically produced goods by foreigners (exports) minus spending on foreign goods by domestic residents (imports)
the study of government using the analytic methods of economics
the quantity of goods and services produced from each unit of labor input
the limited nature of society’s resources
the manner in which the burden of a tax is shared among participants in a market
value of the marginal product
the marginal product of an input times the price of the output