Test: AP US Government


The American electoral system is frequently characterized as being "first past the post." Which of the following is true about this type of system?

The "first past the post" system is especially prone to electoral fraud.

The "first past the post" system requires nonpartisanship. 

The "first past the post" system frequently leads to ambiguous electoral results.

The "first past the post" system usually marginalizes third parties.

The "first past the post" system results in lower voter turnout than other types of voting systems.

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