America’s President is not decided by a majority of votes, let’s know-how the President of the US to be elected?
The year 2020 brought many kinds of news for the world, but the biggest news became the news of the coronavirus. Which created a stir in the whole world, but it is only a matter of the first 3 months of the year, now the entire world is eyeing another news which is important for the whole world this year is the presidential election in America.
America, the most powerful country in the world, and the person who rules it is considered the most powerful. In such circumstances, the world keeps a close watch on who becomes the President of America. The presidential election process is about to begin there and also on November 3, the people of America will cast their votes for their new leader.
Like India, America is also a democratic country, in which voting is extremely important. But the process there is a little complicated and the long outside India. In this way, how are the elections in America, what is the system there, and how does an American person elect his President here we will understand in the easy language.
How does the electoral process begin?
In America, there is a two-party system, first Republican and second Democrats. Both parties have to nominate one person from their side as the presidential candidate whom the public votes for. But even before selecting this candidate, there is a long process because everyone wants to be the president but how the candidate will be selected by the people or supporters of the party.
What is the primary and caucus system?
To be a presidential candidate on behalf of both Republicans and Democrats, a number is required, a number that is required in primary and caucus elections. For example, if 10 people are in the presidential race on behalf of one party, then they have to get the support of the highest number of delegates in the primary or caucus elections in every state, In the end, it is extended to the National Convention based on the number of these delegates.
Presidential Election and the Elector
The American citizens always vote for the presidency in the first week of November, but this vote is not done directly for the candidate. The American citizens first elect an elector regionally, which is representative of the American presidential candidate. Its a group and is called the Electoral College, which has a total of 538 members who come from different states. The voters directly select the same members who go advancing and elect the president.
Once the American voters determine their elector, they have no control in the presidential election. That only depends on the elector that he/she wants to make a president. To become the president any candidate needs the support of more than 270 electors. The leader who holds more than 270 figures takes oath as President or Vice President of the United States on 20 January.