THE ELECTION IS IMPORTANT...Here's why!
- Barack Obama
- Democratic Nominee
- Born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii
- He is now 51 years old
- hes is married and they have two daughters
- Obama's first job was working as an ice-cream scooper
- Mitt Romney
- Republican Nominee
- born March 12, 1961 in Detroit, Michigan
- he is 65 years old
- he is married and have five sons
- his first job was working as a security guard
The candidates all have official websites. There they post information about themselves and their ideas on key issues. The sites also provide ways for voters to donate money to help their candidate. You have to be 35 years old to be a president.