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The election of the president of the United States of America


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What is the goal of the primaries
to select candidates
What is super Tuesday?
The day in which a large number of states vote for their respective candidates
Who is elected during the primaries?
they elect delegates who in turn support a presidential candidate
Who wins the primaries?
the candidate who receives more than a half of the votes
What happens at the National Party conventions?
The delegates elect the candidate of each party
What happens during the election day?
The president of the USA is elected
Who are the electors?
The ones who support the presidency
What are swing states?
They are states where the outcome of the elections is not certain. It is unclear who the winner will be before voting
How many electors are there in the USA
When is the president officially elected?
On December 18