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Runoffs, Recalls & Primaries in Elections

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What is the best term to describe a process in which voters work to have an elected official removed from office before the end of their term?

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1. What is the best way to describe the purpose of a primary election?

2. Which of the following is always true of runoff voting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz combo helps gauge your knowledge of election runoffs. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include run-off voting and recalls.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo helps you review:

  • Purpose of a primary election
  • Removing an elected official from office
  • Runoff voting
  • Presidential elections

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as runoff voting and primaries
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding recalls
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purposes of a primary election

Additional Learning

To learn more about elections, review the corresponding lesson titled Runoffs, Recalls & Primaries in Elections. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Examine characteristics of run-off voting
  • Determine what recalls are
  • Identify the purposes of primary elections
  • Define primary
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