How To Become President

By: Alexia Chapman


You must be 35 years of age. You must be a resident of the United States for 14 years, and a¨natural born citizen¨.

Primaries & Caucuses

Primaries: Voting without discussion, silent vote, selecting candidates for a principal.

Caucuses: Debating, and discussing, voting with presence, selecting candidates or deciding a policy.

National Convention

Purpose: The National Convention is to select the party´s nominee for president of the United States.

General Election

  1. People in every state votes for one president and vice president, when casting their vote there actually voting for a group of people known as electors.

Electoral College

There are a total of 538 electoral votes, the candidate that gets more than half 270 wins the election.