The Election Process

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Self Annoucment

Self-announcement is the first step a person takes in order to participate in an election for office.

Caucuses

Is a meeting held in some states were party members vote for their candidate to run for an office.

Conventions

local conventions choose delegates to the parties state convention and may be nominated.

Primary Election

A primary election is an election that narrows the field of candidates before an election for office. Primary elections are one means by which a political party or a political alliance nominates candidates for an upcoming general election or by-election.

Party Identification

Party identification refers to the political party with which an individual identifies. Party Identification is loyalty to a political party. Party identification is typically determined by the political party that an individual most commonly supports

Issues

an important topic or problem for debate or discussion.

Canidates Backgrounds

A background check or background investigation is the process of looking up and compiling criminal records, commercial records and financial records of an individual or an organization

The voter’s background

Is the backgrounds of the voter and what they might vote.

Voting Day

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

Absentee Ballots

is a vote cast by someone who is unable or unwilling to attend the official polling station or to which the voter is normally allocated. Numerous methods have been devised to facilitate this. Increasing the ease of access to absentee ballots is seen by many as one way to improve

Voting statistics in America Break down from the 2012 election


Group

Obama

Romney



All Voters

Pct.

51%

47%