The Main Duties Of The President

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As seen on the internet, a popular topic that may be seen or heard about is the 2016 presidential election. One may say that it is absurd to already be discussing the election so many months ahead, however, since this is an election to choose the leader of this country, many procedures are to be accomplished beforehand.
Children grow up with the idea that the president is a very powerful person who takes care of his or her country. That is indeed very true; the president has multiple duties that he or she must carry out. In order to run for presidency one must be at least 35 years old, a natural born citizen, and a resident of the United States for at least 14 years (“Qualifications And Powers Of The President”). The seven main duties of
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Chief Legislature allows the action of influencing the lawmaking by Congress. Congress can only make laws so the president may urge them to pass a law. The Chief Legislature may also veto bills. The Chief of Party helps members of their party get elected into office. The last job of the president is Chief Guardian of the Economy, which puts the president in charge with making the economy run smoothly (“The Seven Rules for One President”).
The Electoral College is the compromise between the President and Congress. In this process, electors are selected and they have a meeting, which they vote for the President and Vice President. In other words, citizens of the United States would not be directly voting for their favored president. They would vote for an elector who then would vote for the president in his or her party. After that, they count the votes. In total, there are 538 electors, and a majority of 270 electoral votes is required in order to elect the President. To become president, one needs to win the Electoral College vote, however, one does not need to win the popular vote. It is a rare happening and the last time this has occurred was in 2000 when George Bush was elected as president (“Electoral College Map: Understanding the Difference Between the Popular and Electoral Vote"). Each state has a number of electoral votes apportioned to it. The number is equal to the amount of U.S senators, which is always two, and in addition to the number of its U.S
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