How To Become The President

Tips To Becoming the President By: Brandon Engelken

Do you meet the requirements?

You must be an American born citizen and must have lived in the United States for fourteen years leading up to the election election.

You must be thirty five years or older to run for president.


Although the age requirement is 35 years old you could wait longer and get more knowledge before running. Do well in school. Watch what you post on social media.


Step by Step to becoming president

1. Meet eligibility guidelines set by the U.S. Constitution

2. Test the Water: Pre-Candidacy Process

3. Declare candidacy & File applications with federal election commission

4. Fundraise and campaign

5. Party primaries, caucuses and delegates

6. Party conventions

7. General election campaign: The Final Campaign

8. Election Day: Winning the popular and electoral votes