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By: Mashal Shoaib
If the current President wants to run for a second term, then without much discussion he will get the nomination.
Step 1 (Nominations)
A candidate mush has more than half of the votes in order to win. If this doesn't happens, the arty has to negiate; during this proses many candidates drop out. Votes are taken again and the same rules apply.
The winners are formally announced in the parties druing the summer before the election month.
At these parties, the candidates for general election are voted, as well as their supporting delegates
Step 2 (Caucus and Primary Election)
Step 3 (National Convention)
Next, the National Convention is held where the delegates vote on candidates for President and Vice President.
Each party also writes its "Platform", which is their plan for the next four years.
Step 4 (Campaign)
Some candidates tend to do special attempts in the states with greatest number fo poular votes to gain their favor.
Candidate began to give their speeches and travel to different states to do so.
Their goal is to get as many American citizens in their favor because the candidate with most takes all the votes for that state.
Voters from all 50 states go to the polls in their states to cast their votes for the delegates who are supporting the Presisdent that the people favor.
By the end of the day, the nation already knows who won by popular vote.
The Tuesday following the first Monday of November ends all the Presidential campaign.
Step 5 (General Election Day)
Here, the delegates cast their votes for the candidate they support, in each state.
The candidate with he most votes wins President.
If there is a tie, then the Hosue of Representatives vote, each state having only one vote.