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So you want to be President…
Formal qualifications Natural born citizen – Jus Solis – by soil –Jus Sanguineous – by blood
Formal qualifications Minimum of 35 years of age
Resident of the U.S for 14 years Formal qualifications
Constitutional Restrictions 22 nd Amendment –Limits any individual to two full terms – Or ten years.
Legal Restrictions No convicted felons may be President Convicted felons lose their rights to hold public office
Informal Requirements – Voter Preferences Education level College
Informal Requirements Gender preference - male
Informal Requirements Ethnic Preference Voters want someone like themselves NW European
Informal Requirements Occupation Law Or business
Informal Requirements Political Experience
How does a qualified individual gets to be President ?? A candidate receives a majority of presidential electors votes
Electoral College Each state has electors equal to the representation a state has in Congress House + Senate +D.C. = Electorial vote
Electoral College To win electoral votes a candidate must get popular votes to get all of a states’ electoral votes.
Electoral College Maine and Nebraska do not use the “winner take all” method. Both states use the district method. 1st 2nd 2 for state winner
How to get on the ballot? Either be a major party (Dem or Rep) candidate
How to get on the ballot? Or – meet every states individual election laws.
Getting the party nomination. To get the party nomination a candidate must receive a majority of delegate votes at the Presidential Nominating Convention
Getting delegate votes A candidates gets delegates by winning state held primary elections
Getting delegate votes AND Winning delegates at State conventions
State Convention Delegates to state convention are selected at local meetings called caucuses.
The Electoral College.
18.3 Choosing Candidates.
Elections and Voting.
The Electoral College Candidate #1 Democrat Candidate #2 Republican.
The Electoral College Who? What? Why? Problems? Why Giving the power to Congress would destroy the separation of powers. Most of the Constitutional Delegates.
Parties nominate their delegates in congressional caucuses. Popular vote was symbolic States pick representatives - Electors › Each state gets a.
Presidential Selection: The Framers Plan
Chapter 10 section 2 ELECTION CAMPAIGNS.
Understanding the The Road to the Presidency
Chapter 13, Section 1 The Presidency.
The Executive Branch.
The Electoral College and Alternative Voting Systems
DO NOW: What characteristics or traits should a President have?
Mock Presidential Election!!! The Road to the White House A Classroom Simulation.
How to become President of the United States
Chapter 13 Section 1: The President’s Job Description
Civics Core 100, Goal 4 Goal 4: The learner will explore active roles as a citizen at the local, state, and national levels of government.
VOTING AND ELECTIONS. Key Terms 1. propaganda – biased (one sided) information 2. ballot – what you vote on 3. polling place – where you go to vote 4.
Running for POTUS Caucus – Document drafted every four years by each party stating the policy positions of the party –General party-wide issue stances.
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