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    American Politics and changes in party loyalty

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    Please help with the following problem.

    How do the trends of de-alignment or lower rates of party loyalty and realignment reflect changes in the issues and mobilization of groups into the process?

    In your opinion, do party members think for themselves or do they follow cues from party leadership?

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    I believe the answer to the second question will answer the first. As people stop depending on the party to tell them what to do and how to think, the influences of the large part of party platforms must adjust to meet the demands of the party members. One only has to look at the current diverse needs of the people and the shift in how the parties and government are meeting those concerns to see the changes. People do not have a problem changing parties if they are dissatisfied. Or they do not vote along the strict party lines that ...

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    The following posting provides a discussion about the changes of de-alignment in the parties in the American system and how it affects the issues and citizens. The explanation is given in 369 words.