Presidential Elections 2012
U.S. Presidential Elections 2012
U.S. ELECTIONS 2012! BE A PART OF IT!
“In a healthy democracy, elections are the starting point for a stable government that protects minority rights, ensures free speech, respects the rule of law, and promotes a strong civil society.” -- Eric Bjornlund, co-founded and director of Democracy International Inc., which designs, implements, and evaluates democracy and governance programs.
Welcome to the United States Embassy’s Information Hub for U.S. Elections 2012! We invite you to stay a while and explore our site. Did you ever wonder what the big deal was about? Why Americans get so worked up about their elections? Why the media is in a frenzy? And what in the world are a caucus and the Electoral College? Find out the answers to those questions and much more right here.
This page provides useful information –from basic to detailed – on the ins and outs of the electoral process in the United States. We’ll look at the exciting progression from the primaries to political party conventions, culminating in the presidential inauguration in January 2013.
Stay a while and check out our links. Leave a comment on our facebook or watch one of the fun videos that explain how Americans cast their votes every four years. If there is anything you want us to include regarding the U.S. elections, drop us a line through a facebook page (see right).
We hope you enjoy your visit. And make sure you come back soon to see the latest updates!