Political Nomination: Definition & Process


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What is the first step of the election cycle?

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1. What is the goal of the nomination phase?

2. What happens in a closed primary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will assess your comprehension of the subject. In learning about the political nomination process, you will need to grasp topics such as the first step of the election cycle and the nomination phase.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these resources to:

  • Explain what happens in a closed primary
  • Interpret the end of the nomination phase
  • Recognize the role of political parties in a nomination

Skills Practiced

Study the worksheet and quiz along these guidelines:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of political parties and how they are connected to political nominations
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about closed primaries
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first step of the election cycle

Additional Learning

Want more knowledge about the political nomination process? Read the lesson called Political Nomination: Definition & Process, which covers the following:

  • Be able to define political nomination
  • Know when an invisible primary technically occurs
  • Name different primaries and their role in the election process
  • Understand the caucus method
  • Identify the role of political parties