Under the U.S. Constitution, each state legislature is allowed to designate a way of choosing electors. Thus, the popular vote on Election Day is conducted by the various states and not directly by the federal government. Once chosen, the electors can vote for anyone, but – with rare exceptions like an unpledged elector or faithless […]
The 2016 presidential election of the President and the Vice President of the United States is an indirect vote in which citizens cast ballots for a slate of members of the U.S. Electoral College; these electors in turn directly elect the President and Vice President. Presidential elections occur quadrennially (the count beginning with the year […]
Election Polls 2016 . A number of trends in the political experience of presidents have been observed over the years. In recent decades, the presidential nominees of the Democratic and Republican parties have been either incumbent presidents, sitting or former vice presidents, sitting or former U.S. Senators, or sitting or former state Governors. The last […]
Voter registration 2016 is the requirement in some democracies for citizens and residents to check in with some central registry specifically for the purpose of being allowed to vote in elections. An effort to get people to register is known as a voter registration drive.
In various countries, including most developed countries, registration is the […]
Election Day 2016. Under the United States Constitution, the manner of choosing electors for the Electoral College is determined by each state’s legislature. Although each state currently designates electors by popular vote, other methods are allowed. For instance, a number of states formerly chose presidential electors by a vote of the state legislature itself.
Donald Trump Election 2016 it was billionaire real estate tycoon and TV personality Donald Trump’s turn to join the already crowded race for the 2016 US presidential elections. He officially announced his candidature from Trump Tower on New York’s Fifth Avenue.
Though Trump is not considered a favourite for the final candidacy, he is certainly […]
The Republican Party 2016 or the Grand Old Party, as it is popularly referred to, has as many as 11 other candidates announcing their intention to run for next year’s elections.
Ted Cruz: A sitting Senator from Texas since 2013, Cruz was the first Republican to announce his bid for the White House, having officially […]
Democratic Party 2016 has only four candidates as of now, with Hillary Clinton having the highest profile of them all.
Hillary Clinton: After an unsuccessful bid in 2008, when she lost out to President Barack Obama in the primaries, Hillary Rodham Clinton is back. After stepping down as secretary of state in the first Obama […]
Hillary Clinton announced Sunday the beginning of her second presidential campaign promising to champion in favor of the everyday American. Her 2008 presidential bid failed. “Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion,” Clinton said in a video released on the internet that announced her run. “Americans have fought their way back […]
The 2016 Republican National Convention, in which delegates of the United States Republican Party will choose the party’s nominees for President of the United States and Vice President of the United States in the 2016 national election will be held July 18–21, 2016. The Convention is to be held at the Quicken Loans Arena in […]
The 2016 Democratic National Convention is the gathering at which delegates of the United States Democratic Party will choose the party’s nominees for President of the United States and Vice President of the United States in the 2016 national election. It will be held the week of July 25, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center […]
Election Candidates 2016.The following individuals have filed with the Federal Election Commission to run for President of the United States in 2016 or have stated publicly that they are running, though that does not necessarily equate with viability as a candidate. They are listed alphabetically by surname.
Main articles: Democratic Party (United States), […]
The United States presidential election of 2016 will be the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential election and is to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Voters in the election will select presidential electors, who in turn will elect a new President and Vice President of the United States. The incumbent president, Barack Obama, is ineligible […]
Election Day in the United States is the day set by law for the general elections of public officials. It occurs on the Tuesday right after the first Monday in November (this does not necessarily mean the “first Tuesday” in a month because the first day of a month can be a Tuesday). The earliest […]
2016 Presidential Election. The entire presidential campaign and election process usually takes almost two years. The typical periods of this process are as follows:
Spring of the previous calendar year – Candidates announce their intentions to run Summer to December of the previous calendar year – Primary and caucus debates January to June – Primaries […]
Election 2016 Results . Most state laws establish a winner-take-all system, wherein the ticket that wins a plurality of votes wins all of that state’s allocated electoral votes, and thus has their slate of electors chosen to vote in the Electoral College. Maine and Nebraska do not use this method, opting instead to give two […]