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Question 1: "Nomination" is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an ________, or the bestowing of an honor or award.
Small office/home officeOfficeHouseBathroom

Question 2: The term is applied widely on the national level, notably in regard to the ________ and the statewide level.
2008 Democratic National ConventionUnited States presidential nominating conventionUnited States presidential election2008 Republican National Convention

Question 3: to be ________ to an office — in this case a candidate selection procedure occurs.
GerrymanderingReferendumElectionElectoral reform

Question 4: In the context of elections for public office in a representational partisan democracy, a candidate who has been selected by a ________ is normally said to be the nominee of that party.
IdeologyPolitical partyPoliticsParliamentary system

Question 5: The party's selection (that is, the nomination) is typically accomplished either based on one or more primary elections according to the rules of the party and any applicable election ________.
ShariaXeerLawScots law

Question 6: "Candidate" is a derivative of the ________ "candida" (white).
Vulgar LatinLatinOld LatinRoman Empire

Question 7: In the context of elections for public office in a ________, a candidate can be nominated by any eligible person -- and if parliamentary procedures are used, the nomination has to be seconded, i.e., receive agreement from a second person.
SociocracyTotalitarian democracyDirect democracyDemarchy

Question 8: In ________, people running for political office would usually wear togas chalked and bleached to be bright white at speeches, debates, conventions, and other public functions.
Roman EmpireClassical antiquityRoman RepublicAncient Rome

Question 9: Alternatively, in presidential elections, a candidate may be deemed the presumptive nominee after having accumulated enough delegate commitments through the ________ and caucuses to be virtually assured of the eventual nomination at the convention.
Primary electionNew HampshireUnited StatesRepublican Party (United States) presidential primaries, 2008


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