Special interest groups
how do they influence law making?
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
The media can influence lawmaking by voicing their opinions on political figures and they can advertise in the favor of another political figure.
Public opinion can influence lawmaking by Voting, Protesting, Petitioning.
Measured by public opinion polls.
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
voters influence law making by voting...should control what the politician does by voting.