As of 2015, the next presidential election in the United States will be on November 8, 2016. Elections for this office are held in the month of November every 4 years, which is the length of one term in office.
There is no way to know who may win the 2016 presidential election. As of October 2014, the official list of who is running to become president is not even known.
The 1960 presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon was the closest presidential election in U.S. history in terms of the popular vote and the electoral college votes. Kennedy won the race by 0.1 percent, a victory that was not announced until noon the next day.
Every four years, there is a presidential election in the United States in which citizens vote for electors who vote for the president and vice president. The requirements for president and vice president are that each candidate is 35 years old, a natural born American citizen and an American reside
The 53rd United States presidential election took place on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1996. The election was between Republican candidate Bob Dole, former Senator of Kansas, and Democratic candidate President Bill Clinton from Arkansas. Clinton ran for president with Vice President Al Gore from Tennessee as h
The various forms of media affect presidential elections primarily by the slant each chooses to take in reporting about a candidate or party. The personal bias of a reporter or network often comes through in a news story, even when it is not intended.
Georgia governor Jimmy Carter defeated President Gerald Ford in the 1976 presidential election to become the 39th president of the United States. It was the first election after the Watergate scandal and included the first televised debates since 1960.
The 1968 presidential election was won by Richard M. Nixon. The other candidates were Hubert H. Humphrey and George C. Wallace. Nixon was from the Republican party.
Woodrow Wilson was elected president in the 1912 Presidential election, largely because Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft split the Republican vote. Wilson won 42 percent of the popular vote. Roosevelt won 27 percent, and Taft won 23 percent.
Richard Nixon won the 1972 presidential election for the Republican Party. Nixon won with 97 percent of the states, while Democrat George McGovern only received the electoral votes of Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.