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The main purpose of a national nominating convention is to select the party’s presidential nominee. This convention adopts the party’s principles and goals, commonly known as platform, and adopts the rules of the activit... More »

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Self-announcement occurs when a person who wants to run for office announces his candidacy. It is the oldest form of nomination and is used currently in small towns or by people who are unhappy with their political party... More »

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According to the University of Washington’s Civic Engagement Center, a national convention for a political party is an event in which members set the party platform and nominate a presidential candidate and vice-presiden... More »

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