USA Votes 2012

How to Become President of the United States

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President Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States. Presidential elections are held every four years and the next election will be November 6 of this year. The requirements for becoming the head of state of the United States government are summarized below.

VOA Election Night TV Coverage

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VOA Election Night Coveragei
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November 07, 2012 7:54 AM
President Barack Obama defeated Republican rival Mitt Romney to win reelection to the White House for four more years. VOA covered the results as they came in along with the victory and concession speeches by the candidates.

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