Presidential Election Of United States

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Name Due date Word count: 1596 Presidential Elections Introduction The presidential elections of United States of America take an indirect form where citizens of the U.S who are registered as voters in one of the states in U.S which are usually 50 states, or the District of Columbia, cast ballots for Electoral College members, referred to as electors. These electors then in turn cast direct votes known as electoral votes in their respective state capitals for president and vice president positions of the United States. Each states casts as many electoral votes that is equal to the number of its Senators and representatives in Congress, while in Washington, D.C. they cast the same number of electoral votes as the least represented state, which is three. The day when registered voters cast their ballots is called the Election Day. This paper is going to generally discuss the presidential elections history, an outline of the process of the process of presidential elections, constitutional requirements for presidential candidates in the U.S, presidential nominations, general elections campaigning, Electoral College and lastly inauguration. To begin with, the founding fathers of the United States came up with a democratic system in which the American people had the power and responsibility to choose their leader, unlike Britain where leadership was monarchical. George Washington was the first president of the United States of America to be elected under this new order, which
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