How do primary&general elections work?

Answer Primary elections are held by political parties to select which candidates will be chosen to run in the general election. General elections are widely held and any eligible voter may participate.Ty... Read More »

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How well do primary elections work?

On One Hand: Primaries enhance democracy.Primary elections jump-start the democratic process and allow a member who excites a large portion of the voters to rise to the top, according to the Electo... Read More »

Who pays for primary elections?

Who actually pays varies slightly by jurisdiction, but in general, the voters in a jurisdiction pays for primaries. This is done through an election budget provided for by the law-making body (such... Read More »

Why are primary elections important?

In the U.S. political system, primaries are elections run by the states allowing parties to choose their nominees for various elective offices. This is important because these nominees then represe... Read More »

School Projects on Elections?

Understanding politics is an important part of a well-rounded education. Students who have a good understanding of the election process and of political parties, candidates, issues, platforms and p... Read More »