answersLogoWhite

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2012-09-10 18:48:50

There is no formal process within government to check or validate the credentials of a US Presidential candidate. As a practical matter, the news media and the opposition candidates do that and are able to go to the courts, or the court of public opinion, if they believe a candidate lacks required credentials.

The only "credentials" required of a Presidential candidate in the US are that he or she be a "natural born" US citizen (i.e. not a naturalized citizen, although the details of that are subject to debate) and be at least 35 years of age.

would be the state's Secretary of State

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0

Related Questions


John Kerry, US senator from Massachusetts, was the Democratic presidential candidate in 2004.


The US presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. The main faceoff is between Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate John McCain.


John C. Breckinridge was a Southern Democratic candidate in the 1860 US Presidential Election.


There is no limit to the number of people that can be a US presidential candidate. However, each party can only have one candidate on the primary ballet.



The Republican presidential candidate did poorly in the 1856 US presidential elections. John Fremont, the candidate was too radical for most Americans. Also, the party was simply too new to have an impact.


No. Richard Nixon was a Republican Presidential candidate in the election of 1960.


In the 1928 US presidential election, Norman Thomas was nominated as the Socialist Party presidential candidate and Verne L. Reynolds was nominated as the Socialist Labor candidate. The main presidential candidates were Republican Herbert Hoover and Democrat Al Smith.








Barack Obama served as US Senator from Illinois prior to becoming a candidate in the 2008 Presidential election.


1919 was not an election year in the US. In 1920, there were no communists on the ballot in the US.


The word means "related or pertaining to the presidency ". In the context of a US presidential campaign when applied to a candidate, it means the candidate looks or acts the way a President might be expected to look or act.


The US presidential election of 1796 was won by incumbent Vice President John Adams. He was the only Federalist Party candidate ever to win a US presidential election.




The Conservatives for Change is a campaign run by supporters of the US Republican Party that aimed to distance certain conservatives from the Republican Presidential candidate, John McCain, and favored Democratic Party candidate, Barack Obama, in the 2008 US Presidential Election.


Yes. And if he's been president before, he can serve one more term.


The US modern Democratic Party was founded around 1828. The first Democratic presidential candidate and President was Andrew Jackson who won the 1828 election. He served from 1829-1837.


The Democrats chose Barack Hussein Obama Jr. to be the Democratic nominee for the 2008 US presidential election. Barack Obama's team selected Joe Biden as the Vice presidential candidate; this position is selected by the presidential candidate, not the party.


Victoria Woodhull http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/people_woodhull.html ~Stacey



Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.