Summary of the U.S. Presidential Election Process

One Year Before the Elections

Candidates from the two main political parties the Democrats and the Republicans begin their campaign trails. They set up their team and start “going on tour” around the country to rally for support and to fundraise for their campaigns.

At the Start of the Campaigns

Candidates from both parties participate in televised debates. During the debates each candidate will have to answer tough questions about their policies as well as defend their stance on issues and policies against other candidates.

Then the Elections Process Begins

The U.S. Presidential Election process can be daunting. What’s an electoral college? What’s the difference between a primary and a caucus? What are national conventions for? We’re here to answer your questions. Click on the menu above to see more.

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