History

Question

What are the differences between straight ticket and split ticket voting? Select all that apply.
A) in a straight ticket you vote for all one party
B) voting a split ticket means that you vote for some Republicans and some Democrats depending on the candidate
C) in a straight ticket you vote straight down the column
D) a split ticket is one on which you vote for all candidates who are independents
E) the quality of democracy is raised when you vote a straight ticket

2 Answer

  • A) in a straight ticket you vote for all one party
    B) voting a split ticket means that you vote for some Republicans and some Democrats depending on the candidate

  • The correct answers are as followed:

    A) In a straight ticket you vote for all one party.

    B) Voting a split ticket means that you vote for some Republicans and some Democrats depending on the candidate.

    These two different styles of voting help analysts to understand trends in local, state, and national elections. By examining the data from elections, we can better understand whether people voted based on their own research or if they just simply voted for all of the people who are in the same political party as they are.

NEWS TODAY