Political Participation and Political Parties questions

Read the text book(Chapter8&9), answer the following questions. 500+ words for each question, total 1000+ words.

Chapter 8: Political Participation

  • What is the voter turnout rate in last THREE (3) Presidential elections in California, and how did it compare to the voter turnout rate nationally? Was there a significant difference between the national rate and the rate in California? What are at least TWO (2) factors do you suppose might explain it?

Chapter 9: Political Parties

  • Which of the TWO (2) major political parties in the United States are most likely to face alignment in the coming years and why? Which of the two major political party does your ideology most align with? Explain.