In the United States, candidates run for President every four years. This time, the campaigns started relatively early in 2015.
Each political party votes for its own candidates until they have one who will be on the national ballot.
The peaceful transition of power is one of the primary values in governing the US.
People who run for President typically are in the higher income brackets and have years of progressive experience in politics for the most part.
We have to rely on news sources to decide on our choice for political office, since there is no real way for us to know these people.
What is the government like where you live?
How are leaders chosen?
How much freedom do you have to speak, even when you disagree?
What is strongest about your nation?
How else would you describe your country and how it works?