Primaries, caucuses and superdelegates: the language of U.S. presidential elections

 

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Before this election is over, check out Liz Walter’s explanation on some common words that are used throughout every U.S. presidential election to make sure you’re savvy with the language before you head out to vote.

On November 8th, Americans will choose their 45th president. This post aims to explain the system – which is complex to say the least! – and in particular to explain the often baffling vocabulary connected with it. The reason that US elections seem to go on for an incredible length of time is that […]

via Primaries, caucuses and superdelegates: the language of US presidential elections — About Words – Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog

 

Image retrieved from Liz Walter’s original post.

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