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I believe that political parties and special interest groups formed mainly to group like-ideas together and give a voice to lesser known platforms.

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Q: Why did political parties and special interest groups form?
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The political arm of special interest groups?

The political arm of a special interest group is the Political Action Committee, or PAC. This group can legally fund raise on behalf candidates or political parties.


One of the main differences between American political parties and interest groups is that?

Interest groups focus on a specific policy where as political parties have a wider spectrum on their political agenda.


How do political parties differ from interest groups?

1st Political parties are normally much bigger with exception to the AARP. 2nd the main function of a political party is to win election so they can control the government, interest groups do not offer candidates themselves. Interest groups aim to influence the officials who are elected. 3rd interest groups are usually narrower in their focus than political parties. Finally, many interest groups are extremely ideological whereas the two parties are not.


How are interest groups different from political parties?

Interest groups are different from political parties in the sense that they are the ones paying the political parties to help them represent certain views or get certain bills passed in their favor.


Interest groups are like political parties because both are for what purpose?

A political


Is it true even though interest groups and political parties have differences a political party can be referred to as an interest group?

Yes, TRUE.....a political party is a type of special interest group, although it usually includes a wide range of special interests, rather than just one.


Interest groups are like political parties because both are formed for what purpose?

A political


Interest groups are like political parties because both are formed for what purposes?

A political


A key difference between political parties and interest groups is that although both are organized groups that seek to influence the government, unlike interest groups, political parties seek to influence government by?

electing its members to office


Are both political parties and interest groups are an organization of citizens.?

true


Both political parties and interest groups are an organization of citizens.?

true


Are Political parties and interest groups are the same thing?

Yes! True!!