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About the Republican Party of Virginia
A brief excerpt from the Republican Party of Virginia's website offers a glimpse of how the modern two-party political system works. Written in the context of the Democratic electoral victories of the 2008 election, this document illustrates the way the Republican Party is trying to motivate potential voters. The document highlights key aspects from the Republican Party platform. Readers may want to consider the following: What makes a political party? What is a political "base?" How do political parties government policies?
Source: Jeff Frederick, "Chairman's Welcome," Republican Party of Virginia (accessed November 20, 2008).