Electing A President Individual QuizPresentation Transcript
Electing A President
1.When Americans elect a
president they are actually
Therefore electing a president-is it
direct or indirect?
3.So fundamentally, the race
The president is who can win the most-
4.The next presidential
The presidential race will start much
earlier than 2012 because each party
will select its lone representative
through conventions, caucuses and
Pennsylvania holds its primary in the
winter or spring?
In the summer all of the parties hold a
week long_____________in a major
city where their candidate is “crowned,
a running mate is selected and the
party platform is unveiled.”
If you are an independent how many
times do you vote in PA in a presidential
On the other hand, if you are a member
of a political party how many times do
you vote in a presidential election year
if you live in PA?
10.When is the general
Is PA. an important state electorally?
If Tony gets 3 million votes and Teresa
gets 3 million and one votes who gets
all of PA’s 21 electoral votes?
13.To become president how
many electoral votes does a
In December, following the General
Election all the electors of the winning
candidate in PA will journey to
_________ to cast their vote for
whoever they choose, although they
almost always follow the popular
If no candidate has 270 votes then the
___________selects the president.
Sometimes, the national popular vote
does not match with state electoral
numbers. When was the last time this