An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. This is the mechanism by which our democratic republic maintains its purpose as stated in the U.S. Constitution.
U.S. Presidential Elections have some interesting nuances. We, the voters, elect electors who then vote for the President. What is the Electoral College? The Electoral College, administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is not a place, it is a process that began as part of the original design of the U.S. Constitution. The Electoral College was established by the founding fathers as a compromise between election of the president by Congress and election by popular vote. To learn more about the electoral college in the United States visit The Federal Register and the Electoral College
Ever wondered if what the candidates (on both sides of the aisle) say is true. Here are some interesting sites that looks at the facts according to budgets and other reviews. It is always important to carefully read what these sites report and make your own deductions based on the facts they report.
Since 2004, JoinCalifornia has grown into the largest online archive of California election results. The site currently includes election records back to 1849 including 12,886 candidates running in 23,123 races in 457 elections. Visit Election archives