the role of the president in recognizing foreign governments, making treaties, and effecting executive agreements
presidential succession act of 1947
a President nor Vice President is able to "discharge the powers and duties of the office."
balance the ticket
a presidential candidate chooses a running mate who can strengthen his chance of being elected.
A person elected by the voters to represent them in making a formal selection of the Vice President and President
the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice-president
an election in which a party's voters (1) choose state party organization's delegates to their party's national convention, and/or (2) express a preference for their party's presidential nomination
a system in which the candidate with the most district votes in a state gets all of the delegate votes from that state
the meeting of party delegates every four years to choose a presidential ticket and write the party's platform.
speech given at a party convention to set the tone for the convention and the campaign to come
states in which the outcome of an election is too close to call and either candidate could win.
each presidential candidate would receive the same share of a State's electoral vote as he or she received in the State's popular vote
national popular vote plan
proposal for election the President whereby each state's election laws would provide for all the state;s electoral votes to be awarded to the winner of the national popular vote and enter into an interstate compact agreeing to elect the President by nation popular vote