1. In recent national conventions, much of the suspense has gone out of the nominating process because __________
Front-runners have already won enough committed delegates in the primaries.
There are enough uncommitted delegates to sway the nomination to any candidate.
Roll-calls are taken over and over before one candidate wins a majority of
Most candidates end up at the convention even if they lose early primaries.
2. When did U.S. political parties first develop party platforms at their nominating conventions?
3. Delegates from each state who manage party affairs between
conventions is called a...
National (Party) Chair
4. Elected officials who serve as delegates to the national
convention is called a...