When was the first U.S. presidential primary caucus?

Answer Presidental caucuses and primaries are held roughly a year before general elections and work to determine which candidates will represent their parties in the general election. The first presidenta... Read More »

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What is a caucus vs. a primary?

During the election process, during which American voters decide on the final candidates for president, you have probably noticed that some states employ a primary system, while others decide by ca... Read More »

Does Texas have a primary election and a caucus?

Democrat voters in Texas can vote in both a primary election and participate in a caucus to determine which delegates are elected. The primary is held during the day, and the caucus occurs after th... Read More »

Primary Caucus vs. Popular Vote?

Choosing presidential candidates to run on the Republican and Democratic tickets during the general election is a long, complicated and often irrational process--a combination of political traditio... Read More »

What does"presidential primary"mean?

A presidential primary is an election carried out at the state level in which voters choose delegates to represent them at the national party convention. At the conventions, the delegates vote for ... Read More »