How Do Democrats and Republicans Differ?
National parties are made up of two major parts, cont.
the national nominating convention
– its job is to
select presidential and vice presidential candidates
statement of its goals
and principles, its beliefs and the party’s stand on the
(health care reform, war in Iraq, etc.)
raise funds, promotes the party, help elect party’s
candidate for president
help re-elect incumbents to Congress
help state and local candidates with training, legal