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Everything You Need to Know About Electing the President

It may not even be Election Day 2015, but we all know that the battle for the White House in 2016 is already well underway. With presidential primaries just a few months away, the League has answers to voters' most frequently asked questions about the process of electing the president. We have once again teamed up with the Newspaper in Education Institute to produce Electing the President, a handy guide outlining all you need to know about the presidential election process. The guide will appear in newspapers nationwide as well as be shared with schools, community organizations and voters who need a helping hand as they navigate the election process.

From helping navigate the complex nomination process to providing succinct tips for making sense of the daily barrage of campaign coverage and advertising, Electing the President serves as a go-to resource all the way up to Election Day. Check out our PDF guide here -- then tell us what you're paying attention to this election season!

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The League of Women Voters of Alameda (LWVA), founded in 1978, is a nonpartisan political organization in Alameda, CA. The LWVA encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through impartial education and nonpartisan advocacy.

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