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Primary Election Political Parties Election Day Voting Election of the President Candidates National Conventions National Conventions - An Inside View Candidates at the Convention The Campaign Polling Places The Electoral College The Electoral Map The Inauguration

 
Candidates at the Convention

Analyzing the Candidates in the 2008 Presidential Election
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/politics/
vote2008_candidates.html

Lesson Plan - A multitude of candidates are hoping to win their party's nomination for the 2008 presidential election. Between now and election day, many candidates will enter and leave the race for a variety of reasons. Eventually, each party will use its convention to choose the candidate they will endorse and those nominees will battle it out until one is elected as our next president. This lesson examines the political process, the candidates and their platforms, and the ultimate outcome of the 2008 election.

Campaign Game
http://www.miniclip.com/games/campaign-game/en/
Back a candidate and gain the support of the regions to win the Presidential Election.

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The first national convention of the Democratic Party began in Baltimore on May 21, 1832. In that year the infamous 2/3 rule was created, requiring a 2/3 majority to nominate a candidate, in order to show the party's unanimous support of Martin Van Buren for vice president.

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