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When were the presidential elections in the 80's?

The 1960 US Presidential election was held on Tuesday, November 8.


What happened to Roy Sawh?

He lives in Melbourne during the Melbourne spring and summer and lives in London during the British spring and summer.


What season are rapes more likely to occur?

It has been confirmed that in the summer time more rapes happen. This is because during the summer kids are on their summer vacations so therefore means twice the rapes.


During what months of 1787 was the constitution of the u.s. written?

During May, June, July, August, and September of 1787. The 5 summer months


When are party conventions held and what is their purpose?

The national conventions of both major parties are held during the summer of a presidential election year. Earlier, each party selects delegates by primaries, conventions, committees, etc.At each convention, a temporary chairman is chosen. After a credentials committee seats the delegates, a permanent chairman is elected. The convention then votes on a platform, drawn up by the platform committee.By the third or fourth day, presidential nominations begin. The chairman calls the roll of states alphabetically. A state may place a candidate in nomination or yield to another state.Voting, again alphabetically by roll call of states, begins after all nominations have been made and seconded. A simple majority is required in each party, although this may require many ballots.Finally, the vice-presidential candidate is selected. Although there is no law saying that the candidates must come from different states, it is, practically, necessary for this to be the case. Otherwise, according to the Constitution (see the 12th Amendment), electors from that state could vote for only one of the candidates and would have to cast their other vote for some person of another state. This could result in a presidential candidate's receiving a majority electoral vote and his or her running mate's failing to do so.

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What is the average time a presidential candidate selects a runninig mate?

It usually happens during the summer of the election year, sometime before the party's national convention.


Who were the three presidential nominees assassinated before the election?

Robert F. Kennedy, brother of President Kennedy, was assassinated the same summer that he was expected to receive the 1968 Democratic Party presidential nomination.


When were the presidential elections in the 80's?

The 1960 US Presidential election was held on Tuesday, November 8.


Create a flow chart of Leap year or not?

Is this the year of Summer Olympics and a US presidential election ? Yes: This year is a Leap Year. No: This year is not a Leap Year.


The representatives serving in congress are chosen by who?

They are chosen the summer before the election by the political party and then are voted for by the district they plan to represent


Frenquency of US Presidential Elections?

every 4 years


Who was reelected with Barack Obama last summer?

Nobody was re-elected during the summer, except perhaps in a special election. Presidential and congressional elections occur in November. In the November 2012 election, the Vice President, Joe Biden, was re-elected along with Barack Obama. But it should be noted that a number of Democrats (Mr. Obama is the leader of the Democratic Party) in congress also got re-elected in November 2012. For example, in California, Senator Diane Feinstein was re-elected, and in Maryland, Senator Ben Cardin was re-elected.


What happened in the us in 1912?

presidential elections, summer Olympics, etc


When do the Ireland Rugby team practice?

Before and during the major championships like the Six Nations and the Rugby World Cup and also before and during the Autumn Internationals and their summer tours.


Difference between during summer holidays and in summer holidays?

during summer holidays is a time within the summer holidays, and summer holidays are summer holidays altogether.


Wap to find whether the year is leap or not?

-- Four years after the last leap year. -- A year with Summer Olympics and a US presidential election. -- A year that's evenly divisible by 4 (no remainder). -- Get a calendar for the year, flip to February, and look at the end of the month.


When are Pell Grant recipients announced?

The letter is usually mailed out during the summer before the upcoming fall semester.