To be named President, you must be born in the United States and reside there for 14 years or more. must be 35 years of age. You may only be President for eight years, which is a series of two four year terms. The President may be a man or a women. The oldest elected President was Ronald Reagan who was 69, and the youngest elected President was John F. Kennedy who was 43.
The President picks judges and is in charge of the Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines. He/She represents the United States and decides how we interact with other countries. Also, he/she signs or rejects laws.
On November 4, 2008 American people will go to the poles to vote for the next President of the United States. This is the second day of November and this day was chosen for a reason.
The reason that the elections are on the second tuesday of November is because the law makers foudn this day to be the best for farmers and rural workers to travel to the poles. It took these people a while to get to the poles because of the distence due to that the law makers had tuseday so people wouldnt have to start there travels on a sunday and miss church and sunday worship. Also they didnt want the elections on the 1st of november because that was a major holiday (All Saints Day), for the ROman Catholic faith.
With all the talk of war and peace, and the soon coming presidential elections, it's pretty amazing that, still, no one addresses the first cause in America of essentially all problems that humankind faces today.
Primaries and caucuses are held to help the parties decide who their candidate will be. The Repubicans are trying to narrow down their candidate, and the Democrats are trying to narrow down their candidate.
January 3rd was when the first caucus was held in Iowa.