Special interest groups

how do they influence law making?

interest groups

An interest group is a group that influences political figures so they don't have to take the position themselves. It influences lawmaking by lobbying, donating to the campaign

Media

The media can influence lawmaking by voicing their opinions on political figures and they can advertise in the favor of another political figure.
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Public opinion

Public opinion can influence lawmaking by Voting, Protesting, Petitioning.

Measured by public opinion polls.

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Political Parties

Republican and Democrat differences effect.

Republicans tend to oppose minimum wage.

Democrats tend to favor increases in minimum wage

Republicans favor government power

Democrats favor people or equal power

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Voters

voters influence law making by voting...should control what the politician does by voting.
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