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More Vital On Interest Groups More Vital On Interest Groups Presentation Transcript

  • More Items To Know
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics • Why choose litigation? • Why choose campaign contributions? • Why use grassroot lobbying/mass mobilization?
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics Why choose litigation? - if the group lacks broad popular support - if the group lacks influence over legislative process - if issues of rights are involved - if the success estb. firm precedent Which interest group uses this technique?
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics Why choose litigation? - if the group lacks broad popular support - if the group lacks influence over legislative process - if issues of rights are involved - if the success estb. firm precedent Which interest group uses this technique? Sierra Club, NAACP
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics Why choose campaign contributions? - financial resources - groups that need access - narrow or focused issue - buy candidate loyalty/support Which interest group uses this technique?
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics Why choose campaign contributions? - financial resources - groups that need access - narrow or focused issue - buy candidate loyalty/support Which interest group uses this technique? AMA, NRA
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics Why choose grassroots lobbying (not lobbying in general) or mass mobilization? - popular support but lack funds - popular support is strength - requires less other resources ($, access) -democratic concerns (philosophy)- involvement / activity Which interest group uses this technique?
  • Different Interest Groups Use Different Tactics Why choose grassroots lobbying (not lobbying in general) or mass mobilization? - popular support but lack funds - popular support is strength - requires less other resources ($, access) -democratic concerns (philosophy)- involvement / activity Which interest group uses this technique? Sierra Club, NRA, NAACP
  • Interest Groups vs Political Parties
  • Goals of each Goals of Interest Groups - influence public policy (THE fundamental goal) - influence Congress/gov’t - change laws Goals of Parties - elect people to office - gain control of gov’t
  • How do Interest Groups Support Parties? Interest groups sponsor activities that support the electoral goals of parties by: • monetary contributions/PACS • organization/mobilization of people • media campaigns • information • independent committees/527s • independent expenditures • endorsement/recruitment of candidates
  • How do the interest group activities help the interest groups? Interest groups sponsor activities that support the electoral goals of parties and this helps them by: • access/influence policymakers • have like-minded people/ policy advocates in office • legislation that helps interest groups