Why do we wait roughly eleven weeks between our presidential election on the first Tuesday of November and Inauguration Day on January 20 to switch from the outgoing occupant of the White House to the newcomer?
The reason we raise the question is that 2020 is a presidential election year, and, according to recent opinion polls, most Americans would like to choose the president by popular vote.
In December 2019, the House of Representative’s Committee on the Judiciary held hearings on the possible impeachment of President Donald J. Trump. The committee members
There has been a rise this century in the frequency with which presidents get sworn into office even if they have not received the most popular votes.
A major reason that’s given to justify lowering the voting age is that people who start voting when they’re young will stay politically active throughout their lives.
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