Presidential Elections


Presidential Elections: The Electoral Process at Work

Living in a democracy is great: it creates a platform for opportunity and equality unlike any other political system. But the system is only as strong as those who make it, and the American electoral process depends on committed voters and civic-minded individuals to keep it running fairly. In 2008, Americans are once again faced with the central component in preserving the democratic system—voting for president. This guide will refresh your memory on the history of the electoral process, show you how to register to vote, and suggest some resources for would-be volunteers.

History of the U.S. Electoral Process

The United States developed an electoral process based on democratic ideals. Studying the history ... read more »

The Electoral College

As was demonstrated in the 2000 election, there’s more that goes into winning the Presidency ... read more »

American Political Parties

Although there are two major American political parties, many others exist on the fringes of the ... read more »

Register to Vote

Voting is the most important thing you can do to foster and maintain democracy. This section of the ... read more »

Volunteer in Presidential Elections

Presidential campaigns, from the primaries to the final election in November, are always looking ... read more »

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