Electing a President / Donald Trump's Inaugural Address

The American president and his running mate, the vice president, are elected every four years. They are the only federal officials who are elected by the whole nation.

There are two major stages in the election process. In the first stage the parties decide whom they shall nominate as their candidates for President and Vice President, and in the second the people elect their President and Vice President.

Read more in Access to English: Social Studies, pp. 214-216 and 218. Then do the tasks in the textbook and on this website.

The Electoral College explained

Full lesson linked below.