Many people have a lot of anticipation for the presidential race 2016 because everyone wants to see his/her favorite candidate winning the presidential elections. Unlike most of the countries across the globe, the citizens of the United States will have to select presidential electors who will in turn elect a new president.
Many opinion polls firms have taken the initiative to conduct surveys in order to determine the various opinions that the public has towards the presidential candidates.
A review of the presidential race 2016 in the US
The presidential race 2016 will be held on Tuesday, November 8th and according to the political history of the US, this election will be the 58th. Currently, the presidential seat is being held by President Barack Obama, who has been is the seat for two terms now. According to the 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution, he is not eligible to be elected for the third term. This gives room for the other candidates to try their luck. Basically, there are two political sides in the US; the Republicans and Democrats. This enhances the stiff competition and this gives spices up the political environment.
However, certain requirements have to be fulfilled in order for one to eligible for the presidential race 2016. This is according to the Article Two of the United States Constitution. First, the candidate has to be a natural-born citizen of the US, must be at least 35 years old and a resident of the United States for a period not less than 14 years. Moreover, a candidate has to be registered with a political party in order to vie for the presidency. Many candidates may end up in one political party, thus the party has come up with ways to choose only one candidate to enter the race.
Additional information on the upcoming presidential elections
On the side of the Republicans, the candidates include Jed Bush, Carson, Walker, Christie, Palin, Pataki and the rest. On the other hand, are the Democrats whose candidates are Biden, Chafee, Warren, Sanders, Webb, Clinton, Cuomo and O’Malley. President Barack Obama will complete his final term on January 20, 2017. Gallup has reported that based on the ratings on President Obama, this is an indication that the Democratic Party will still do well in the presidential race 2016.
Many online forums have been started with the aim of getting the views from the public pertaining the candidates up for the presidential race.
Conclusion on the presidential race
With the many candidates up for the race, this means that they will have to compete for the Republican and Democratic nominations. At the same time, polls are being done with the aim of determining the populace of the candidates. This entails comparing candidates amongst themselves to determine the candidate with a lot of fame among the public. If one is interested in the presidential race news, there are many news sources that one can utilize in order to be updated about the events of the day.