Party Nomination to Congress: Process to Become a Candidate


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How much money must an individual raise or spend before they are required to register with the Federal Election Commission?

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1. What is the purpose of the Federal Election Campaign Act?

2. In order to run as an Independent candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, the candidate must _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the party nomination process for Congress. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the citizenship requirements for the House of Representatives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Role of the FEC
  • Minimum age for a Senator
  • Purpose of the Federal Election Campaign Act

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the party nomination process for Congress
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main goal of the FEC
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how much an individual must raise or spend before registering with the Federal Election Commission

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on the Party Nomination to Congress: Process to Become a Candidate. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the prerequisites for Congressional candidates
  • Understand the ways an individual can become an official candidate for Congress
  • Learn about the candidate selection process
  • Recognize the final steps in becoming a candidate, including Statements of Candidacy and Organization