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Q: I tried to gain a second presidential term and 1856 as a candidate of the American party although I was nominated by the party of the no nothings I was part of a system they promised to stop who am I?
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Is a sitting president automatically the candidate for a second term?

No. Although the incumbent president is very likely to be nominated for a second term, if there is strong reason to be believe that he will not win re-election and if another attractive candidate emerges, an incumbent president can fail to get the nomination.


What happened to G.W.Bush's third brother..?

Jeb Bush, former Governor of the State of Florida, although no longer in office, is still a relative powerhouse in Republican Party politics, and a sometimes-mentioned possibilty as future Presidential or Vice-Presidential candidate.


What political party nominated justice Stephen Breyer?

Bill Clinton, a Democratic President, nominated Justice Breyer in 1994. US Supreme Court justices are nominated by Presidents, not by political parties (although the President belongs to a political party).


If a U.S. candidate get 45 of the vote might have a majority but cannot have a plurality?

It is certainly possible to switch loyalties from one candidate to another once your chosen candidate no longer is in the race. However, many delegates continue to remain in their loyalties, although the candidate in question no longer participates. a candidate who gets 45%of the vote have a but cannot have a


The group people chosen by the voters to elect the president and the vice president of the united states?

They are "electors" and as a group they are the "electoral college." Voters in Presidential elections are actually selecting the electors who represent a given party or candidate. Under the US Contitution, voters in each state select Presidential Electors who meet in their State Capitals and vote on the Presidential slates. Together, these Electors constitute the Electoral College, although the College never meets all together in one place. Although Electors are usually pledged to vote for one slate or another, there is no constitutional requirement that they do so. Originally they were expected to vote as they thought best for their states and the country.

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I tried to gain a second presidential term in 1856 as a candidate of the American party although i was nominated by the known nothing's who am i apex answers?

Millard Fillmore


I tried to gain a second presidential term in 1856 as a candidate of the American Party. Although I was nominated by the party of the Know-Nothings I was part of a system they promised to stop. Who am?

Millard Fillmore


Tried to gain a second presidential term in 1856 as a candidate of the American Party. Although I was nominated by the party of the Know-Nothings I was part of a system they promised to stop. Who am I?

Millard Fillmore


Does a presidential candidate need to be born on American soil?

No. Although this has never happened, it is theoretically possible for a candidate for POTUS to be born outside the US because the Constitution states that a candidate must be a "natural-born" US citizen. "Natural-born" means either born on US soil or born to US citizens regardless of location.


Is a sitting president automatically the candidate for a second term?

No. Although the incumbent president is very likely to be nominated for a second term, if there is strong reason to be believe that he will not win re-election and if another attractive candidate emerges, an incumbent president can fail to get the nomination.


What is the tax disclosure requirement for a presidential candidate?

The tax disclosure requirement for a presidential candidate in the United States is currently not a legal mandate. However, it has become a norm for presidential candidates to release their tax returns as part of their transparency and accountability to the public. This practice has been followed by most candidates in recent decades, although there is no legal obligation to do so.


What happened to G.W.Bush's third brother..?

Jeb Bush, former Governor of the State of Florida, although no longer in office, is still a relative powerhouse in Republican Party politics, and a sometimes-mentioned possibilty as future Presidential or Vice-Presidential candidate.


Although he lost the election this candidate revolted against King Caucus which led to the adoption of the nominating convention who was he?

Andrew Jackson For sure Pg 466 under "The History of Presidential Nomination"


Who is a person seeking election to office?

A person who is nominated to be a candidate for election is a nominee, although this term is often used interchangeably with candidate. Candidates may also be called incumbents if they are already serving in the office for which they are hoping to be re-elected. The term challengermight also be used for a person who is running against an incumbent.


Although she wasn't nominated for an Oscar who won a Golden Globe for Evita?

Madonna


What is the residency requirement for a person to become to become Vice President of the US?

He/She must have lived in the United States for at least seven years. Also, although it is not a requirement, it is in the best interest of a presidential candidate that his/her running mate not be of the same state because the electors from their home state would not be allowed to vote for both of them.


How are state electors chosen during presidential election's?

The party of each candidate selects a slate of state electors. It is these people we actually vote for when we cast a ballot for president, not the candidate. The slate with the most votes gets to cast electoral votes for the President. Although each elector is sworn to vote for a specific candidate, there is no control on how they can vote and occasionally there is a "faithless" elector who crosses his party either by mistake or on purpose.