The Iowa Caucus, Swing States, delegates, the New Hampshire Primary, “superdelegate”, you know when you start hearing these words on the nightly news, another election cycle is underway in the United States. It is time once again for the people to choose their leaders and participate in the process that gives life to our republic.
Did you know that the President of the United States is not popularly elected? The President is actually chosen by a group of electors known as the Electoral College. So why do we have this system? And why do candidates even bother campaigning to the public if it is just these electors that matter?
Candidates & Issues
In the upcoming weeks, the Institute will add the results of our 2016 Presidential Candidate Student Survey to the site, so you can find out where each candidate stands on the issues YOU told us you care about most - and their responses to your questions. For now, here's the list of declared candidates, and stay tuned for more information!