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Unformatted text preview: to run for president of the United States because running a country is not doing a business so political experience is mandatory. I think experience is more important for a candidate than ambition. Of course, we do not want nonprofessional politicians in Washington. 5. Explain the electoral college & presidential elections: The Electoral College consists of the popularly elected representatives (electors) who formally elect the President of the U.S. The election for President is not a direct election by United States citizens. Citizens vote for electors, representing a state, who are the authorized constitutional participants in a presidential election. Then, electors are free to vote for anyone eligible to be President, but in practice pledge to vote for specific candidates and voters cast ballots for favored presidential....
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